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'Until It Hurts' Scrutinizes Youth Sports Obsession

Summer Sundays are the time for Little League games, soccer games and swim meets — but could pushing sports too hard be bad for kids?

Rebecca Roberts talks with Mark Hyman, author of the new book Until It Hurts: America's Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids. Hyman's son, Ben, was an aspiring high school baseball player until he suffered a serious arm injury.

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