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Weighing the health costs of high school football

Clip: 10/06/2014 | 9m 18s

The debate over the health risks of high school football has escalated since three student players died in a week. PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs talk to the football team at T.C. Williams High School in Virginia for their response. Gwen Ifill sits down with Steven Broglio, director of the NeuroSport Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan to discuss the risks to young athletes.

Aired: 10/06/14

Rating: NR

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