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Older Adults More Likely To Sustain Severe Injuries In Motorcycle Crashes
2013-02-07 08:49:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Motorcycling has been dramatically increasing in popularity for the over-50 crowd for years, with one in four bikers in 2003 being over-the-hill. Along with this surge in popularity, has come a hefty price. A report in the journal Injury Prevention has found that older motorcycle enthusiasts are three times more likely to be hospitalized after a crash than younger bikers. The report found that as motorcycle accidents have steadily...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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