HELMET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HELMET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Precautions can reduce frequency, severity of brain injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57676917-82/brain-injury-frequency-helmet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57676917-82/brain-injury-frequency-helmet.html.csp">Letter: Precautions can reduce frequency, severity of brain injury</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:06.748-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I just got off the phone with a person who called about a 16-year-old who suffered a brain injury when he fell from his skateboard. He was not wearing a helmet. This accident happened six months ago, yet the symptoms persist: headaches, fatigue, memory loss, personality changes. His parents are desperate for help. This unfortunate young person has joined the ranks of more than 20,000 people living in Utah who suffer a traumatic brain injury each year. Sadly, like so many others, he probably face...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676917@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Letter: Cyclists should wear rearview mirrors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57614876-82/cyclists-mirror-traffic-bicycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57614876-82/cyclists-mirror-traffic-bicycle.html.csp">Letter: Cyclists should wear rearview mirrors</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T01:01:03.371-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Regarding Sharon Wood’s comments (“Let cyclists face traffic,” Forum, Feb 28), I believe she makes a point. Many of us, as runners, cyclists and motorists, have experienced some confusion. As a youngster, I would ride my bicycle around the neighborhood streets facing traffic, for the reasons she stated, and I continue to do that as a runner, as do most runners. As an avid cyclist, however, I follow the law which indicates that bicycles are the same as vehicles on the streets, and must travel in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57614876@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT