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The high school football season has kicked off across Minnesota and players’ safety is a big concern. The Minnesota Health Department estimates high school football players suffered more than 1,300 concussions last year. There is no doubt that good equipment can help keep football players safe, but can the right helmet actually bring the number of concussions down?

There is a fight – on and off the field – about that issue and whether helmets can reduce the risk or even prevent concussions, an injury that can be life-changing at all levels of play.<

via KARE 11 Minneapolis St. Paul