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2012-11-09 10:54:11

A 30-minute brain injury education program taught in the hospital may increase children's use of bicycle helmets, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report. The researchers provided bicycle helmet safety and brain injury prevention information to 120 patients age 5 to 18 at Georgia Health Sciences Children's Medical Center and found that helmet usage increased by 72.5 percent within the first month following the program — from only 11 children reporting wearing a bicycle...

2012-10-22 04:02:34

According to the post-gazette*, motorcycle and bicycle officers are now utilizing new technology to better document crime scenes and increase accountability. The cameras are attached to police officers´ helmets and act as on-demand recording devices. Distributed by Kiley Law Group. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 According to the post-gazette*, motorcycle and bicycle officers are now utilizing new technology to better document crime scenes and increase accountability. The cameras...

2012-10-15 16:12:42

Cyclists who died of a head injury were three times as likely to not be wearing a helmet compared with those who died of other injuries, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "We saw an association between dying as a result of sustaining head injury and not wearing a helmet," states Dr. Navindra Persaud, Keenan Research Centre and the Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, with coauthors. "These results are consistent...

Bike Helmets Protect Against Skull Injury
2012-10-03 07:59:40

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 70 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 14 ride bicycles. Even though it´s a popular pastime, it can also be dangerous. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that head injury is the leading cause of death and disability related to bicycle accidents. In a new study, researchers affirmed that bicycle helmets were effective for children who were included in a set of impact and crush tests....

2012-09-09 23:01:38

Albuquerque personal injury lawyer Whitney Buchanan–providing personal injury legal representation to victims of injuries from car accidents, truck accidents and motor cycle accidents–comments on a recent study showing the dramatically high rates of New Mexico injury-related deaths. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 Albuquerque personal injury attorney Whitney Buchanan reports that a new study by the Trust For America´s Health, in partnership with the Robert Wood...


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