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The hidden dangers of football

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Football is Texas’ most loved sport, but it’s impossible to ignore the dangers that come along with the battles on the gridiron.

Concussions are the most popular head injury for a football player, and it’s important to recognize the associated symptoms.

Neurosurgeon Michael Webb said it’s important to teach high school players proper tackling technique to minimize the risk. It’s also important to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion to prevent any further injury.

Photojournalist Robbie Vaughn discussed the dangers of head injuries with Dr. Webb in the video above.

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