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Bike helmets should be a must for kids

Posted: 5:00 PM, May 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-24 21:00:43Z
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LANSING, Mich. — There's nothing like taking a bike ride in the summer time with your kids, but make sure they wear a helmet.

Researchers at the University of Michigan's Mott Children's Hospital say almost 20% of parents do not force their kids to wear one.

Almost 60% said their children do not use helmets while riding skateboards.

Nearly 600 kids go to the emergency room every day for bike-related injuries.

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