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Are concussions killing athletes?
Medical science indicates a higher rate of death and suicide in players who suffer from multiple concussions over there careers.
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QB takes a major hit in Friday's game. - photo by Associated Press
A concussion, from the Latin word concussio, is a frequent injury among football players. Concussions occur when the head is subject to a large impact force, resulting in a minor brain injury. There has been a growing concern about concussion since the early 1900s.

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