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Caption: On average, a child is treated in an emergency department every other hour in the U.S. for injuries suffered on amusement rides, according to the first national study to examine those types of accidents in depth. Senior author Gary Smith, M.D., DrPH, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy of Nationwide Children's Hospital offers safety tips for families.
Credit: Nationwide Children's Hospital
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