Four areas where some attention can prevent backyard injury
Backyard play means dealing with the occasional tears that nature — and human additions — can induce. Some homeowners take as many precautions as possible to reduce the odds that bumps and scrapes turn into something more serious. Unfortunately, each year more than 200,000 children go to emergency rooms for playground-related injuries incurred at home and away from home, according to WebMD. Supervising your child at play is a big factor in reducing injury, researchers say, but these four areas can also be addressed: See full story.