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White House hosting summit on sports-related concussions

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 10:31am

Thursday at the White House, President Obama will host a summit on sports-related concussions. It's the first-ever healthy kids and safe sports concussion summit.

According to a White House statement, more than 2-hundred participants, including the National Football League, professional athletes and the Pentagon, will discuss what can be done to help educate parents and athletes on how to better prevent concussions and protect athletes' brains.

President Obama will host the day-long session. He's expected to unveil a number of new initiatives by the NFL, NCAA and others aimed at helping prevent and better manage concussions.

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