Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage

January 9, 2015 4:19 PM

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FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who play football in middle school don't appear to have any noticeable short-term brain damage from repeated hits to the head, new research suggests.

However, one doctor with expertise in pediatric brain injuries expressed some concerns about the study, saying its small size made it hard to draw definitive conclusions.

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