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How safe is it to head a football? 

As a FIFTH hero of England’s 1966 World Cup victory develops dementia, a troubling question: How safe is it to head a football? By Julie Cook For The Daily Mail Published: 23:44 GMT, 2 November 2020 | Updated: 10:05 GMT, 3 November 2020 For football fans, the winning 1966 England World Cup team has assumed… Read More »

Viewpoints: Weigh Health Risks Of Football And The Big Feast This Thanksgiving; Count The Ways Drug Reps Were Taught To Market Opioids

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Concussions, Broken Bones, And More: A Week Of U.S. Football  News about concussions and other injuries to young football players appears with alarming frequency, as do reports of the long-term damage to NFL players.Young pro players are leaving the game for fear of permanent… Read More »

The Coach Says He’s ‘Built for Football.’ His Parents Worry About C.T.E.

A 15-year-old high school football player made a play and was tackled. He walked off the field and didn’t recognize his own mother, who snapped his photo. ImageDavid Gavigan, 15, just after suffering a concussion on the football field.CreditCourtesy of Kim Gavigan “I thought he was looking tough,” Kim Gavigan said of her son David,… Read More »