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just wear a helmet.
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Guess what? That's actually a self-inflicted shotgun wound. Can't believe everything you read. I guess if I didn't work in a level one trauma center ER and take care of nearly identicle self-inflicted gunshot wounds to the face, I might believe that one too.
Also as an RN and having written a research paper on helmet effectiveness, and being pro-helmet, I must offer this: you can't accept one years statistics as gospel. Also, you should know that a helmet is designed to protect your head from an impact of 14.4 mph or less. That's travelling 7mph and hitting something going 7mph the opposite direction. That's the extent of the engineering. That said, I would happily have 14 mph taken off any impact my head might take, if I should go rubber-side up, or worse. Plus, it keeps the bugs out of your eyes. If someone injures their head in a motorcycle accident bad enough to go to a hospital for, my experience has been that they (1) Die, (2) Have the mental capabilities of a small child, or less for the rest of their life.
Oh, and the bathtub statistic is true, but only if your over 65 or thereabouts...
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This coming from the guy who posted about "prpoer insurance, common sense care." Cut some slack, those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
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