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Making a Safer Playground

AthleticNews.com discusses the efforts of communities and states to make safer playgrounds. According to the article, over 200,000 children are treated in emergency rooms for injuries suffered on America’s playgrounds. Serious head injuries, concussions and even catastrophic brain injury can result from slips and falls on asphalt and other surfaces that were once routinely used to cover playgrounds. Thanks to advances in material science, modern playgrounds are becoming a...
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