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Inflatable Bouncer Injuries Are A Growing Epidemic In The US
2012-11-26 08:58:51

Bounce houses, sliders, and moonwalks are popular attractions at birthday parties, carnivals, and fun parks, but new research shows that rate of injuries to children using these bouncers have increased fifteen-fold from 1995 to 2010.

Button Battery Injuries On The Rise
2012-08-31 06:14:41

In a recent report by the CDC, researchers found that injuries to children due to small batteries have increased in the last few years and ingestion can cause serious health issues.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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