Health: Hey, Kids: Heads Up!

The helmet is probably the most cost-effective safety device ever made, and yet only 41% of kids ages 5 to 14 wear one while on bikes, scooters or skates, according to a study by the National Safekids Campaign. And even among those who do, 35% wear them improperly--a tragic lapse, considering that head injuries account for 80% of bike-related fatalities.


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