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July 13, 2013

Sleep Affects Concussion-Testing Results, Study Finds

SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Getting too little sleep the night before undergoing baseline concussion testing can skew results, a new study finds.

Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests

SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Newer, heavier and more expensive football helmets will not lower a player's risk of concussion, new research finds.

Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill

SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- The Texas state Senate passed an anti-abortion bill considered one of the most restrictive in the country Friday night, and Gov. Rick Perry is expected to sign it into law within a few days.

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