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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

Concussions prompt more Wisconsin players to leave football

Williams estimates he sustained "tens of thousands" of subconcussive hits from playing football in middle and high school and college. "I'm gonna have CTE — I just know it ... in 2015 because of brain ... 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

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

When You Light the Candle of Your Soul, Others Will Be Able To See

I remember my time as a member of my high school debate team. The premise for the competitions was ... This is done by eradicating our fear and negative self-beliefs. It is done by replacing, fear, ha... read more



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