Basketball head injuries rising among kids

LOS ANGELES Researchers say the amount of kids who are showing up in the ER to be treated for concussions from basketball injuries has skyrocketed almost 70 percent.

According to experts, the reason why kids are more prone to these injuries is because the games are more intense, and kids are starting to play at a younger age.

Doctors say it's important for parents, coaches and trainers to recognize some of the warning signs of head injury.

If a player has a headache, is sensitive to light, has nausea or difficulty concentrating, it's time to have a doctor check them out.

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