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US Youth Soccer unites with leading out-of-school-time organizations to combat childhood obesity

US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the creation of ChildObesity180, an alliance of multi-sector national leaders committed to reversing the trend of childhood obesity. The unique partnership of leading out-of-school-time organizations, including US Youth Soccer, has united to adopt consistent principles for nutrition and physical activity.
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Hey Doc, When Can I Return to Play?

In 2011, US Youth Soccer partnered with the CDC's "Heads Up" Concussion program and adopted a concussion protocol for its largest tournament, the US Youth Soccer National Championships Series. Once players are suspected of having a concussion they must sit out of play for at least 24 hours. A player diagnosed with a possible concussion may return to US Youth Soccer play only after release from a licensed medical doctor specializing in concussion treatment and management.
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Heads Up! US Youth Soccer and CDC Team Up to Help Keep Young Athletes Safe from Concussion

US Youth Soccer and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are proud to be teaming up to help protect participants of all youth sports who may be at risk of concussion. The campaign, is an expansion of the "Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports," and will help get concussion information into the hands of coaches, parents, and school and health care professionals who are on the front-line to help identify and respond appropriately to concussions among young athletes.
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Concussion Resources from CDC

CDC's "Heads Up" Concussion Educational materials, including fact sheets, posters, stickers, etc... ​
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It's not too late to protect yourself and your family from flu

If you haven't gotten your flu vaccine yet, it's not too late! Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February, but can continue well into the spring. Getting vaccinated is beneficial as long as influenza viruses are circulating. If you haven't already, you can still get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your family throughout the flu season.
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Get a Flu vaccine, it’s not too late

Keep yourself and your family ""flu free"" and healthy in 2011 by getting your flu vaccine. Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February and can last into early spring. If you haven't already, you can still get a flu shot to protect yourself and your family during the height of flu activity and beyond. As long as it's flu season, it's not too late to get vaccinated.
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