Study: Toy-related injuries increase
(WSLS 10) - A new study finds toy-related injuries increased over recent decades.
According to a report published Monday in Clinical Pediatrics, the number of children getting hurt while playing with toys has risen 40 percent since 1990.
The study found foot-powered scooters are largely responsible for the increase.
Doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio found a child is treated every three minutes for a toy-related injury.
Younger kids are prone to choking on small toys, and older kids are more likely to get hurt on ride-on toys.
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