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Football Head Injuries, From the Major Leagues to Youth Leagues

Posted Tuesday, October 8, 2013

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Football Head Injuries, From the Major Leagues to Youth Leagues With fall comes football season, but the excitement of a Brown's or Buckeye's win comes at a price. Concussion injuries plague football players, from grade school through the major leagues. The NFL has been criticized for not doing enough to protect players and schools across the state are dealing with more stringent laws to prevent head injuries. What's being done to keep kids and pros safe?

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Health, Children's Health

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Joseph A. Congeni, MD - Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Center at Akron Children’s Hospital
Brad Morgan – Athletic Trainter at Lake Health and Perry Public Schools
John Prochaska – President of the Great Lakes Football League
Sam Prochaska – 12 year old football player
Dylan Himmal – 11 year old football player

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Frontline League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis
Smartest Team: Making High School Football Safer

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