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Sports and Brain Safety

Doctors and coaches are taking a long, hard look at the brain injuries that were once just considered "part of the game" but are now shown to have lifelong consequences in some cases.


Sports and Brain Safety

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Newsela | When is it safe to let kids play tackle football? Study says after age 12

Newsela | When is it safe to let kids play tackle football? Study says after age 12

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Newsela | After a concussion, when can teens return to the football field?

Newsela | NFL and NCAA pledge millions to study head trauma in young athletes

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Newsela | Safety worries hit the "slope" at Sochi Olympics

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Newsela | More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

Newsela | Heading the ball too much in soccer could be risky, a study finds

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Newsela | Some teams add extra padding to football helmets to make them safer

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Newsela | Baseball aims to ban collisions at home plate

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Newsela | Study says small hits to the head in football can add up to a problem later