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Youth Concussions Lobbying

FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2010, file photo some football helmets used for testing helmet-to-helmet collisions are seen in a rack at a laboratory in the Cleveland Clinic’s Lutheran Hospital. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., introduced the Children’s Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act in March 2011. With sports concussions among the nation’s young people a big issue in schools the bill would give the industry nine months to come up with new standards that address concussion risks and their specific needs. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)