Charlotte, N.C., School Tackles Football Concussions In many cities, high school games are a religion on Friday nights. But bone-crushing collisions have often led to injuries. One Charlotte, N.C., high school is tackling football concussions by outfitting players' helmets with high-tech sensors.
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Charlotte, N.C., School Tackles Football Concussions

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Charlotte, N.C., School Tackles Football Concussions

Charlotte, N.C., School Tackles Football Concussions

Charlotte, N.C., School Tackles Football Concussions

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In many cities, high school games are a religion on Friday nights. But bone-crushing collisions have often led to injuries.

One Charlotte, N.C., high school is tackling football concussions by outfitting players' helmets with high-tech sensors.

Julie Rose reports for member station WFAE.