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Eleven-year-old Ella Koehler, of Seattle United soccer club, heads the ball at a practice on the University of Washington campus. It's the first year she and her teammates of the same age can use the technique. A 2015 rule by the U.S. Soccer Federation banned heading for kids ages 10 years old and younger. Tom Goldman/NPR hide caption

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Women's Soccer Stars Concerned About Trauma From Repetitive Head Impact

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U.S. Women's National Team players celebrate with the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy following team's victory Sunday. Maja Hitij/Getty Images hide caption

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Equal Pay For Equal Play; The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Tackles Its Next Quest

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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team forward Megan Rapinoe, right, tries to get around Japan's Risa Shimizu, left, with the ball during the first half of SheBelieves Cup soccer match, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Chester, Pa. The U.S. tied Japan 2-2 in a friendly match in the run-up to the World Cup in June. Chris Szagola/AP hide caption

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