Why Some Doctors Are Freaking Out Over A Popular Pastime We Assume Is Good For Us

Chris Nowinski is a Harvard grad turned pro-athlete who has been raising awareness of the global concussion crisis within the sports industry and its link to brain trauma. Of course adults and kids shouldn't stop playing sports, but it's important to understand the risks of certain types of sports before you sign yourself or your kids up.

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Here's the trailer for the documentary film "Head Games" by acclaimed director Steve James (from Oscar-nominated "Hoop Dreams"). Follow the doc here for more conversation, updates, and facts. You can also read the critically acclaimed book that inspired the film, authored by Harvard football player and pro-wrestling champ Chris Nowinski.

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Aug 25, 2014

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