• By Joel Streed

A warning to parents about sliding with kids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

February 28, 2018

Ever put a kid on your lap for a trip down a slide? While you may think that makes sliding safer, new research suggests it could increase the risk for injury. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, hundreds of thousands of children were injured on slides in the U.S. from 2002 through 2015, and many of those injuries were leg fractures caused by sliding with an adult. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Steven Maher, an emergency medicine specialist, explains the risks.

To listen, click the link below.

A warning to parents about sliding with kids

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