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CTE Fears Prompt Debate On Banning High School Football

Doctors and parents alike are debating whether it's safe to have high schoolers play football as the risk of degenerative disease from concussions become more apparent. As concussion diagnoses grow mo... read more

Minnesotans offer two takes on the concussion debate

Rising fear about concussions sustained ... that a single concussion can lead to CTE. Included in the other side of the debate are two University of Minnesota doctors who are calling for an end to sch... read more

No easy answers on kids, football

Turner was 46 when he died in March from Lou Gehrig’s disease, which robbed him of his body and was likely caused by CTE. Now, on to the next stage in this debate ... idea of banning kids from playing ... read more

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Column: Youth football a defining issue with no easy answers

Turner was 46 when he died in March from Lou Gehrig's disease, which robbed him of his body and was likely caused by CTE. Now, on to the next stage in this debate ... idea of banning kids from playing ... read more


The Beginning of the End of High School Football

It’s effects must be factored into anybody’s decision to play tackle football. The effects of CTE on the brain A study conducted by Boston University on 13 brains of deceased high school football ... ... read more

ESPN survey finds news coverage of concussions leads majority of parents less likely to allow sons to play in youth football leagues

About 57 percent of parents in an online public opinion survey of more than 1,000 people conducted by ESPN Research and the Global Strategy Group in early August said that recent stories about the inc... read more

Did A&E do the right thing by suspending 'Duck Dynasty' star?

To express shock over his opinions now is B.S. This is repressive tolerance of fear of angry activists ... D.C. or New York City has never worked a minimum wage job outside of high school, has never e... read more

Doctors Debate If High School Football Should Be Banned Due to Concussion Risks

In a commentary for the medical journal Pediatrics, physicians from multiple institutions, including the University of North Carolina and Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, debate ... football ... read more

Should School Boards Discontinue Support for High School Football?

A pediatrician is asked by her local school board to help them decide whether to discontinue their high school football program. She reviews the available evidence on the risks of football and finds i... read more

Head Games

Slate: Your debate opponents ... post-collegiate level prompt insurance companies to stop covering schools when it comes to football. Coaches and parents shy away from the sport, sapping the NFL feede... read more

Pit bull attacks prompt debate over breed’s safety

The cluster of attacks April 3-9 has recharged a decades-old debate about the pit bull ... and he penned a letter to the editor saying it’s time to consider banning them or adopting other controls. No... read more

Study: CTE Found In Nearly All Donated NFL Player Brains

In the study, researchers examined the brains of 202 deceased former football players at all levels. Nearly 88 percent of all the brains, 177, had CTE. Three of 14 who had played only in high school h... read more



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