Monday, January 19, 2009

Doctor Urges Skiers, Snowboarders to Wear Helmets

Dr. Robert Williams, a pediatric anesthesiologist, avid skier and medical adviser to the ski patrol at Smugglers' Notch, is urging skiers and snowboarders to wear helmets. Research indicates that if skiers and snowboarders wore helmets, 7,700 head injuries (44% of the total) could be prevented or reduced in severity each year. Read more.

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