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Concussions still major issue in sports:group

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TORONTO - A coalition of health and sporting groups across the country is calling for Canada's athletic organizations to get more proactive about protecting participants from head injuries.

The Canadian Concussion Collaborative, consisting of nine national sports advocacy groups, has laid ......

Toronto Argonauts' Cleyon Laing (90) and Ivan Brown (97) hit Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly (13) during first half action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday September 28, 2013. Reilly sustained a helmet-to-helmet hit on this play and was diagnosed with a concussion. A coalition of health and sporting groups across the country is calling for Canada's athletic organizations to get more proactive about protecting participants from head injuries. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Show/Hide caption

Toronto Argonauts' Cleyon Laing (90) and Ivan Brown (97) hit Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly (13) during first half action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday September 28, 2013. Reilly sustained a helmet-to-helmet hit on this play and was diagnosed with a concussion. A coalition of health and sporting groups across the country is calling for Canada's athletic organizations to get more proactive about protecting participants from head injuries. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

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