How To Survive a Gunshot Wound to the Head? Mostly, With Luck

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Mon, Jan 17th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

People don't generally survive when they're shot in the head: the damage and trauma is too great. So what happened with Arizona representative Gabrielle Gifford? Mostly... luck.

Scientific American explains what that day, starting from the type of bullet that hit her all the way to the immediate care she received afterwards, made the difference between life and death.

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