Report: Many high school athletes at greater concussion risk than college counterparts

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by CBS News

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Posted on October 30, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 7:32 PM

The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council report that in many sports, high school athletes have a higher risk of getting a concussion than college players.

In a joint report published on Oct. 30 by the research organizations, a panel of medical experts found that concussion rates were higher in high school-aged athletes who played football, baseball, men's lacrosse and men's soccer than for college athletes who play those sports.

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