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2012-11-13 11:15:45

The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests.

2011-02-11 21:05:40

In a bid to decrease brain injuries from skiing and snowboarding accidents, experts in an editorial published on bmj.com today are calling for more public awareness to promote ski helmets.

2010-01-25 17:26:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- It was almost four years ago to this day that young Jessica Gregorie traveled from her home in San Francisco for a day of snowboarding with friends at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort. She never returned. Instead, her father, Dr.

2006-02-21 16:05:00

Wearing a helmet while skiing, as many competitive alpine skiers and snowboarders are required to do, could reduce injuries among recreational skiers, Norwegian researchers said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.