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To Wear or Not to Wear a Cycling Helmet

There is a lot of discussion lately about helmet wearing. Some say our mandatory helmet legislation discourages people riding a bike, and that if we want the health benefits of a large percentage of folk riding, it is better to … Continue reading

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Bike Helmets Protect Brains

Don’t be fooled, keeping bike helmets is best for health 12th May 2011 Author: Max Cameron Principal Research Fellow at Monash University If helmets protect against brain injury, why not wear them? Convincing more Australians to get on a bike would … Continue reading

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Are Helmet Laws Necessary?

Ditching bike helmets laws better for health 23rd March 2011 Author: Chris Rissel Professor of Public Health at University of Sydney The life expectancy gained from cycling to work outweighs the risks of ill health from pollution and injury. With epidemics … Continue reading

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