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NFL's new 'Medical Timeout' used 7 times since start of 2015

Independent medical observers stopped five NFL games in 2015 and two so far in 2016 _ the first two seasons in which the "Medical Timeout" has been employed as a method to identify players with major injuries or possible concussions        
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