Spike in holiday accidents comes from everyday activities

04/6/2010 | NYTimes.com

Pediatric injuries spike during holidays but a study in Pediatrics found that most of the injuries result from everyday activities, such as bike riding and playing. Researchers said 2.9% of injuries during a five-day period around the Fourth of July were linked to fireworks but bicycling accounted for 8.6% of incidents.

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