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Kids Sustain 240 Head Hits on Average During Football Season

Coinciding with Super Bowl week, the journal Neurology just came out with a study by Boston University researchers that looked at retired professional football players, comparing the cognitive functioning of players who had started tackle football before age 12 with others who hadn’t.

January 30, 2015 — Gary Stix
No guts, no glory? The fear and attraction of risky winter sports

No guts, no glory? The fear and attraction of risky winter sports

The one time I went flying off the side of a mountain on skis, I certainly didn’t mean to. Before I hit the ground, there was a surprising amount of time for reflection – and more on the long painful schlep down to the ambulance.

February 2, 2014 — Hilda Bastian

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