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Why one Orange County high school is scanning football players brains

Munir McClain, 17, an incoming senior at JSerra High School, submits to a baseline brain scan administered by Erin Laswell.
Munir McClain, 17, an incoming senior at JSerra High School, submits to a baseline brain scan administered by Erin Laswell.
Jill Replogle / KPCC

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Football players at JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano have had their brains scanned to establish baseline brain health. Later, a player takes a blow to the head, trainers can test him again. And compare the before and after.