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Sports-Related Concussions on the Rise in Kids

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The number of children treated in hospital ERs for concussions they got while playing on sports teams has doubled in just a decade, a new study shows.
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Concussion | Center for BrainHealth

Concussion | Center for BrainHealth | Youth football Should be banned across the country | Scoop.it
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This article shows me what the facts are on concussions like how to tell if you have one the symptoms of a concussion.  Also the longtern effects of concussions.  Its credible because its From a brainhealth website for concussion care.

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OTL: Pop Warner participation drops

OTL: Pop Warner participation drops | Youth football Should be banned across the country | Scoop.it
Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical officer cited concerns about head injuries as probably the No.
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this article gives me an idea of how many kids and parents are being taken out of the youth football league.  its credible because its from espn source which is clearly a credible source due to the fact its a world wide sports broadcasting company.

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Report calls for action on concussions among kids - USA TODAY

Report calls for action on concussions among kids - USA TODAY | Youth football Should be banned across the country | Scoop.it
Report calls for action on concussions among kids USA TODAY If you're a parent worried about concussions in youth sports – and not just football – you've got reason for concern, according to a 306-page report issued Wednesday that urged more...
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This is an aricle from the credible source of usatoday.com.  It states how there should be action on banning youth football and says that parents have a reason to be concerened when it comes to this sensitive topic.

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Concussions Cause Long-Term Effects Lasting Decades

Concussions Cause Long-Term Effects Lasting Decades | Youth football Should be banned across the country | Scoop.it
Concussions which commonly occur among athletes can cause damage to the brain that lasts for decades, according to research presented at a recent AAAS Annual Meeting.
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Concussions by the Numbers - Cleared to Play

Concussions by the Numbers - Cleared to Play | Youth football Should be banned across the country | Scoop.it
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This is a page expaloning all of the statistics assosiated with concussions. It also explains why concussions occur and how thy occur.  The page is from a credible website clearedtoplay.org

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This is an article explaining what a concussion actually is and why its so important to see a doctor if you are feeling any of the symptons listed. 

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