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Watch our special report: UAB concussions study

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Many kids in our area participate in sporting activities after school such as baseball, football or soccer, but those high-impact activities may be putting your child at risk for traumatic brain injury.

A traumatic brain injury can change a person's brain function temporarily or even permanently.  

According to the University of Alabama at Birmingham, about 10% of athletes experience a concussion each season and the likelihood that they will experience another concussion increases each time they are on the field. 

News Leader 9's Jason Dennis has a special report no parent wants to miss. 

Watch our extended report on the University of Alabama at Birmingham's concussions study, Thursday on News Leader 9 at 11. 

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