Preventing Brain Injury

Use Seatbelts

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Everyone in a vehicle should wear seat belt. Children under 12 should always sit in the back seat. Infants, toddlers and children - according to their weight - should use child safety seats or booster seats.

Wear a Helmets

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Helmets should be worn in all action sports like, biking, skiing/snowboarding, skate boarding, roller blading, etc.. It is also important that they fit properly.

Exercise

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Studies have shown as you get older if you exercise and keep your muscles tone, you are less likely to lose your balance and fall. 

Avoid Falls

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Use common sense. Do not climb a ladder while intoxicated. Use a stepstool instead of a chair, install handrails. Use safety gates on stairs, install window guards to keep children from falling. Unnecessary risks lead to accidents.