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Protect W.Va.’s young athletes from the dangers of concussions

April 11, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

I write this letter to draw attention to a bill currently pending in the W.Va. Legislature. SB 336 - relating to the management of concussions and head injuries in WV SSAC high school or middle school student athletes - will require an individual suspected of having a concussion be removed from competition or practice immediately and not allowed to return to play until cleared by a health care professional. The bill is designed to protect the health and safety of W.Va. student athletes.

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