As fewer kids played football, hospitals saw a big drop in ER visits

Published July 10, 2020

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CNN featured John Leddy in a story reporting on a study showing that the rate of kids sports and recreation-related emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries declined 32% from 2012 to 2018, likely due to the decreasing number of kids playing tackle football. “Prevention is always better than trying to treat something,” Leddy said.

 

 

 

 

 

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