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A University of Virginia's School of Medicine study looks at the effects of hard hitting sports on the brain.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children who suffer a concussion should take time off of school as well as from the playing field. And local doctors are working with area schools to expand concussion treatment to the classroom.
Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown won't play against No. 9 Clemson on Saturday because of the lasting effects of a concussion.
Roxanne Jones, the former vice president of ESPN, says her respect and love for the game of football is fading because of the way the NFL has handled, or ignored, growing medical evidence that concussions cause serious damage to players' brains.
Football coaches in Fairfax County are trying to get players to take their heads out of the game -- at least the excessive helmet contact.
Fairfax County Public Schools is getting national recognition for its commitment to the safety of its student athletes.
Two local school districts are taking an extra step to reduce the effects of concussions among student athletes as more and more research demonstrates the severe and lasting toll concussions can have on young brains.