Perhaps the biggest threat to contact sports, particularly football, is concussions.

They’re ending careers early and leaving countless players with permanent brain damage.

But new research in California suggests there could be a cure on the horizon.

The NFL released a report in January showing that despite rule changes and better equipment, concussions rose more than 13 percent last year. 

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Colin Resch ~ NBCBayArea.com

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