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Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

- Wearing a helmet during activities where head injury is possible is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself. Head injuries can be serious and even life-threatening.

The National Safety Council says you should always wear a helmet when:

  • Riding on an all-terrain vehicle or four-wheeler.
  • Bicycling.
  • Skateboarding or inline skating.
  • Horseback riding.
  • Playing baseball or softball.
  • Playing football.
  • Rock climbing.
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Posted: October 2007