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06-25-2018

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Tony Romo on concussions: 'I don't see the benefit' of playing…

06-24-2018


Dallas News (blog)
Tony Romo on concussions: 'I don't see the benefit' of playing tackle football before age 12
Dallas News (blog)
When asked about the Illinois bill during a youth camp in his hometown of Burlington, Wisconsin, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said he doesn't...

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NFL legend wants to end tackling at youth level - SW…

06-24-2018


SW News Media
NFL legend wants to end tackling at youth level
SW News Media
NFL legend wants to end tackling at youth level. Brett Favre backs Illinois bill that would ban tackling ... His career ended in 2010 with a concussion as his head hit the...

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Concussion discussion comes to Faribault, focusing on lesser-known issue - Southernminn.com

06-22-2018


Southernminn.com
Concussion discussion comes to Faribault, focusing on lesser-known issue
Southernminn.com
Ruth Holm suffered a concussion when she was 15 years old after hitting the top of a door frame while running down some stairs. She said she was out of school for more than two weeks...

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Concussions Among High School Athletes Reported at 15% - MedPage Today

06-21-2018


MedPage Today
Concussions Among High School Athletes Reported at 15%
MedPage Today
Concussion odds also grew with the number of team sports played. The findings are part of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), a cross-sectional study of 14,765 public and private school students in grades 9...

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Brett Favre on Youth Tackle Football: 'They Look Like They're Going…

06-21-2018


Sports Illustrated
Brett Favre on Youth Tackle Football: 'They Look Like They're Going to Break in Half'
Sports Illustrated
Quarterback Brett Favre discussed concussions and ending youth tackle football in an interview with the Daily Mail on Wednesday. Favre has a Super Bowl ring and three NFL...

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Arizona limits some practices in high school soccer to prevent concussions…

06-19-2018


KTAR.com
Arizona limits some practices in high school soccer to prevent concussions
KTAR.com
“Concussions in soccer are second only to football, especially when we are talking about youth sports,” he added. Doctors believe muscles surrounding the neck and skull tire from heading exercises, which leave vulnerability to...

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Heading the Soccer Ball May Be Bad for Young Brains -…

06-19-2018


New York Times
Heading the Soccer Ball May Be Bad for Young Brains
New York Times
In 2015, U.S. Youth Soccer, the organization that oversees most of the country's leagues for children and teenagers, announced a ban on heading in games and practices by participants younger than...

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CONCUSSION AWARENESS: Youth leagues using city school facilities must know their…

06-18-2018


Fall River Herald News
CONCUSSION AWARENESS: Youth leagues using city school facilities must know their stuff
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER – The city's public schools are spreading the word of concussion literacy beyond their own coaches and athletes. The School Committee is requiring organizations using...

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Concussion protocol bill initially drafted by Naperville students advances to Rauner's…

06-01-2018


Chicago Tribune
Concussion protocol bill initially drafted by Naperville students advances to Rauner's desk
Chicago Tribune
“It is such a pressing, nonpartisan issue, and I am lucky to have the support of a such a dedicated sponsor in Rep. Kifowit. Given that Gov. (Bruce) Rauner signed the...

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Ontario's youth sports leagues must put concussion awareness into play -…

05-30-2018


Toronto Star
Ontario's youth sports leagues must put concussion awareness into play
Toronto Star
If your child is starting a new sports season this spring, that initial parent meeting will look a little different than it has in the past. That's because Rowan's Law came into effect...

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