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Significance of soccer "heading" injuries

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DELAWARE - While soccer fans are losing their minds of World Cup matches, doctors are focused on what the sport may do to players' brains.

Specifically, what "heading" the soccer ball might do.

New research from the University of Delaware finds players who head the ball more often may be more likely to develop balance problems.

Other studies have linked heading to the potential for thinking and memory issues.