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Student athletes suffer the stings of concussions while lawmakers fail to help | Miami New Times

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Natasha Helmick goes up for a header during a Dallas soccer match and gets speared in the left temple by an opponent. The 14-year-old, a talented center midfielder playing in the choice Lake Highlands Girls Classic League, crumples to the

Dennis Jones, Florida Senator, Sabotaged a Bill That Could Have Saved Young Athletes’ Lives | Miami New Times


Back in January, Florida was ahead of the curve on an important national issue. Yes, you read that right. That’s when a bill designed to protect youth athletes from concussion passed the Florida House. The new law would require kids