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Flag Football Proving To Be Safer Way To Stay Active

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For parents of young players worried about head injuries, flag football is now more popular among children than the tackle version.

Football is incredibly popular in the United States. Kids want to play it, but parents worry about head injuries.

Flag football presents an opportunity for kids to play the sport they love with less chance of injury. A neurobiologist and flag football program director discuss how this version of the sport is a safer alternative.

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