Neurology group to give away 1,000 bike helmets in Minneapolis Saturday

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is hosting another event to raise awareness of bike-related head injuries. The trade association said it will hand out 1,000 free bike helmets in conjunction with the opening of its new headquarters downtown Minneapolis Saturday.
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The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is hosting another event to raise awareness of bike-related head injuries. The trade association said it will hand out 1,000 free bike helmets in conjunction with the opening of its new headquarters downtown Minneapolis Saturday.

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