-- Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Sledding is one of the many
outdoor activities that make winter wonderful, but certain safety
precautions are needed in order to prevent injuries, say
In 2004 -- the most recent year in which sledding injury data
was available -- sledding, snow tubing and tobogganing accounted
for 74,000 injuries treated at U.S. hospital emergency rooms,
doctors' offices and clinics, according to the U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission.
Here are some sledding safety tips from the American Academy of
Pediatrics and emergency room doctors at Cincinnati Children's
Hospital Medical Center:
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