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January 27, 2014
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USA TODAY Sports polled 293 players on 20 NFL teams and asked what body part they were most concerned about injuring in a game.

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What Do All Those Hits Mean for the Players When the Game Is Over?

What Do All Those Hits Mean for the Players When the Game Is Over?

CBC (Feb. 1, 2013) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to share the blame. Not surprisingly, given that thousands of former players are suing the league about its handling of concussions, the topics of player health and improved safety dominated Goodell's 45-minute session Friday.
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NFL Considering Medical Marijuana Use

NFL Considering Medical Marijuana Use

The Fumble (Jan. 23, 2014) — Researchers are beginning to find productive uses for Marijuana in the NFL. Apparently weed may help the brain heal after concussions.
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Hard Hits and Head Trauma, the Dangers of Team Sports

Hard Hits and Head Trauma, the Dangers of Team Sports

AFP (Feb. 5, 2013) — The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose concussions in their teenage athletes.
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