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Pac-12 ahead of NCAA guidelines in limiting contact in practice

Tuesday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • SB Nation writes that the Pac-12 has more progressive head injury rules than the NCAA, which announced new guidelines last week.
  • Penn Live talked to Dr. Robert Harbaugh, director of Penn State Institute of Neurosciences, who said the NFL is on the right track in helping former players.
  • The Reno Gazette-Journal reported on the researchers at the Tahoe Institute for Rural Health Research, who believe they are "95 percent" in completing an accurate concussion test.
  • Arizona News Zap reported that the Mayo Clinic will provide baseline testing for Arizona Pop Warner athletes and cheerleaders ages 10 and under.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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