What Is The Safest Type Of Motorcycle?

Young people wanting to begin motorcycling should choose a safe and comfortable motorcycle upon which they can master the basics of motorcycle safety. A simple café racer with a less than 300 c.c. engine is a good place to start because it provides the thrill of the open road without too powerful of an engine. … Continue reading

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What Athletes (Other than Football Players) Are At Risk For Traumatic Brain Injuries?

It is not only football players that suffer repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries. In fact, a variety of winter sports, such as downhill skiing, can result in traumatic brain injuries. A new documentary called Taking It Head On highlights the struggles of Kenna Sneva, a former Olympic-bound downhill skier who suffered one too many … Continue reading

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What Are The Hazards Of Long Distance Motorcycling?

The long distance motorcyclist faces most of the same hazards as regular motorcyclists, such as negligent motorists and adverse road conditions; however, there are additional dangers that come with long distance motorcycle tours. One main danger of long distance motorcycling is fatigue. It is advised that touring motorcyclists rest before they are tired and eat … Continue reading

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What Other Conditions Can Traumatic Brain Injuries Exacerbate?

A recent report by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine found that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are linked to Parkinson’s disease, dementia, depression, seizures, hypothalamic diseases and pituitary diseases. Consequently, it will now be easier for military veterans with TBI and associated illnesses to receive disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. … Continue reading

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