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April 1, 2019

More than 60 percent of 1,025 parents surveyed in the United States reported they would support age restrictions for tackling in youth football, similar to limits in soccer and hockey.

Coach talking to football players
April 1, 2019

As lawmakers in a number of states including Massachusetts and Illinois discuss age restrictions for tackle football, researchers just published a survey

Dr. Kim Harmon on the sidelines
December 26, 2018

Dr. Kim Harmon has been to every University of Washington football game for three decades, watching the Huskies. The last time the UW was in the Rose Bowl, she was, too – 38 weeks pregnant with her third son. But she’s more than a fan.

a young football player on theNorth Creek Jaguars runs up the field
October 16, 2017

(Downloadable video) Researchers, coaches and trainers involved in the new study of young football players discuss the goals.  The study is being jointly conducted by Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safe

September 29, 2017

Do you really need to drink two-and-half gallons a day, like the New England Patriots' quarterback says he does on football Sundays? GQ asked experts, including Dr. Jonathan Harper of UW Medicine.

In the wake of former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck's announcement that he will donate his brain to science after his death, UW Medicine neuropathologist Dirk Keene discusses chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the condition linked to brai

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