Summer Safety: Trampoline Dangers

Across the country trampolines dot families' backyards. Some estimates say 6 million homes have trampolines. But doctors say the apparatus is never safe at home, and a new study said there was an average of 88,000 injuries a year from 2000 to 2005, according to researchers at Rhode Island Hospital. Manufacturers, however, said the dangers are overblown. The study compared the data from 2000 through 2005 to a study from 1990 through 1995, when there was a total of 41,600 emergency-room...Full Story
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