-- Randy Dotinga
THURSDAY, Dec. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Flying down a snowy
hillside may give kids a thrill, but the U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission estimates that 74,000 injuries from sledding and
related snow activities required medical treatment by U.S. health
providers in 2004.
To cut back on the number of injuries, the American Academy of
Pediatrics and emergency department doctors at Cincinnati
Children's Hospital Medical Center offer these suggestions:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has more details
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