Pop Warner tackles concussions

Updated: November 18, 2010, 3:18 PM ET
Associated Press

Pop Warner, the nation's oldest and largest youth football organization, is requiring a note from a doctor before letting anyone who's suffered a head injury back on the field.

"It takes all the pressure off a coach," said Jon Butler, Pop Warner's executive director. "There is no decision -- the child is out until being signed off by a trained medical professional."

The organization also announced Thursday the creation of a national medical advisory board. The chairman is Dr. Julian ...

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