High chair injuries on the rise, study finds

December 9, 2013 7:36 AM

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High chair injuries on the rise, study finds

A high chair is not always the safest spot for baby, according to new research that finds a significant increase in injuries related to high chairs and booster seats.

The number of high chair-related injuries increased by more than 22 percent between 2003 and 2010, according to a nationwide study. The study, published Monday in the journal Clinical Pediatrics, found about 9,400 high chair-related injuries were treated annually in U.S. emergency rooms. Falling cau...

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