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Batjer: Children Playing Contact Sports is Parental Decision

An op-ed argues that with so many headlines about concussion damage among professional athletes, many parents agonize over whether to let their children play contact sports.

Pace linebackers practice hitting each other during practice in Brownsville, Texas.

With so many headlines about concussion damage among professional athletes, many parents agonize over whether to let their children play contact sports. Some experts say there is no one-size-fits-all answer, writes Hunt Batjer, chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. (The Dallas Morning News)

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