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Girl Athletes at Greater Risk of Concussions?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

While most of the buzz around concussions has been concentrated on football, girls who play sports are reporting concussions at twice of the rate of boys, experts say. Coaches of high school girls’ teams are taking concussions more seriously, the Orlando Sentinel reports.  


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