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little bit of foam could make hockey a lot safer

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The most common cause of concussions in hockey isn't the hitting of heads on ice … it's shoulder-to-head impacts, as in one player's shoulder impacting another one's head. According to research being conducted at Vancouver's Simon Fraser University (SFU), however, the severity of those impacts could be greatly reduced with the simple addition of a layer of foam.

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