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Suzanne Matson

For parents, gridiron isn’t just fun and games

By Suzanne Matson
October 31, 2009

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My son does not yet inhabit a fully grown body that hits and is hit that hard. But what brain studies don't tell us, because it hasn't been studied, is how many blows, when you start at 8 and keep going through high school, are too many? (Full article: 687 words)

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