Do you let your children play contact sports?

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The conversation dominates airwaves and Friday-night football. Parents, pundits and politicians are all talking about concussions and traumatic brain injuries. Every year in the United States, more than 300,000 concussions are diagnosed. And now the NFL and others are taking a closer look at the long-term and serious effects they cause.

And, as a parent or coach, you’re left to make the decision: Do you let the kids play?

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