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Most Americans Unaware Concussions Affect Women More than Men, National Survey Finds

Majorities believe more research and education necessary to ensure athletes’ safety

Washington, DC (Oct. 5, 2016) – The majority of Americans are not aware that concussions affect males and females differently, and that females actually suffer from a higher rate of concussions than males in similar sports, according to a national survey in a new report by the Women Sports Safety Initiative, a special project fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation dedicated to advancing the lives of women and girls by raising awareness of sports-related injuries. Read more…

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