Call to end high school football over concussions

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – In the upcoming motion picture Concussion, Will Smith portrays Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist who specializes in CTE, a progressive degenerative disease found in people who have had repeated blows to the head, such as concussions. Dr. Omalu concluded kids should not be allowed to play football until they are 18 years of age.

Dr. Raman Malhotra, a SLUCare neurologist, visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to discuss calls for a ban on high school football and other contact sports.