Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- An op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle asked if area schools are doing enough to protect kids' heads.
- The Concussion Research Centre at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, which is the first research center devoted specifically to youth brain trauma, opened this week with an emphasis on head injuries in football and hockey, the National Post reported.
- Medical Daily reported that the latest warning from the American Association of Pediatrics convention in Orlando was to keep kids from overtraining for one sport.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor