Celeb Skiing Tragedy Highlights Risks

Just how safe are you on the slopes? Actress Natasha Richardson's death in a skiing accident at the Mont Tremblant ski resort in Quebec, Canada, has revived questions about the safety of alpine skiing. Doctors say numbers are hard to come by, but studies suggest that while skiing overall has become safer because of better equipment, the number of deaths -- mostly from severe head injuries -- seems to be on the rise. "We are concerned," said Dr. Charles Tator, a Toronto neurosurgeon and the...Full Story
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