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Dog-walking injuries on the rise among seniors, study shows

Philadelphia — Dog-walking provides regular physical activity for many older adults. But the health benefits come with added injury risk, caution University of Pennsylvania researchers, who in a recent study found that fracture injuries among dog-walkers 65 and older more than doubled between 2004 and 2017.
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Picture-snapping drivers putting roadside responders at risk, NSC survey shows

Itasca, IL — Seventy-one percent of U.S. drivers take photos or videos when they see an emergency vehicle on the side of the road responding to a fire or a crash, and 16% of these drivers struck or nearly struck a first responder or the emergency vehicle, according to the results of a survey released April 3 by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute.
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