Safe Children

7:41 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Vanderbilt Urges Parents to Buy Helmets with Bikes

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A program affiliated with Vanderbilt Hospital says Christmas gifts of bicycles and skateboards need to be accompanied by helmets. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt notes that about 135 children die in the U.S. each year in bicycle accidents and 267 thousand are injured.

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