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Concussion Rules for Young Athletes Often Ignored

While medical recommendation is to avoid play after a head injury, a study found that more than a third of young athletes ignore this warning and return to play immediately following the injury, making them more likely to experience an increased severity of symptoms by the time they seek medical attention.

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