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Investigators: Bicycle helmet safety and injury prevention

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When a St. Paul boy fell from his bike, he went down all of three or four feet. But that was enough to seriously injure him. He spent three days in the hospital and may need therapy for the next year. His medical bills so far are 35 thousand dollars and counting. Bike helmets work and can reduce the risk of brain injury by 88%. Consumers have a lot of choices and prices of those helmets run a wide range. How do you know what to buy? Watch Jeff Baillon's story.

The Minnesota Safety Council has a wide variety of bike helmets available on its web site for $12.99

North Memorial hospital in Robbinsdale sells Bell bike helmets in its Health and Care Shop (located on the 1st floor of the hospital).

The helmets are deeply discounted from their retail prices and run between $14 - $19.

To inquire, call the shop at: 763-520-4273 or stop by the hospital at 3300 Oakdale Avenue North, Robbinsdale

Health and Care Shop Hours

Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed weekends.

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