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Should we ban kids from playing football?

For many, football is part of growing up in America—but critics worry the sport could be hurting our children. Children are not immune to concussions. Some parents are barring their children from the sport entirely. However, that hasn't stopped all parents. Despite concerns, 2015 saw a rise in participation in youth football leagues. What do you think? 🏈

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Some people think children benefit from playing tackle football. 

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Despite the worries, youth football has saw an uptick in 2015. 

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Dr. Bennet Omalu, the man who uncovered the concussion scandal in the NFL, says children should not play football. The risk of multiple concussions is too great.

Depending on the severity of the condition, the child now has a risk of manifesting symptoms of C.T.E. like major depression, memory loss, suicidal thought and actions, loss of intelligence as well as dementia later in life. C.T.E. has also been linked to drug and alcohol abuse as the child enters his 20s, 30s and 40s.
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The risk of permanent impairment is heightened by the fact that the brain, unlike most other organs, does not have the capacity to cure itself following all types of injuries. In more than 30 years of looking at normal brain cells in the microscope, I have yet to see a neuron that naturally creates a new neuron to regenerate itself.
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