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Would football practice without helmets prevent concussions?

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A new strategy to prevent concussions on the football field that seems counterintuitive may actually work, a new study suggests. Instead of shielding the head with increasing layers of padding, researchers think they can reduce head impacts by having players temporarily practice without helmets. That approach seems to encourage players ...

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Americans concerned about football head injuries; Want tackling limits


As the National Football League continues to struggle with the health risks posed by concussions, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll finds that vast majorities of Americans say football teams need to do more to protect their players from head injuries. The poll reveals that the public is now widely aware of the often-debilitating ...

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