Shopping Carts Hurt Thousands Of Kids

The supermarket can be a dangerous place for children.

Some 25,000 children a year are injured when they fall or jump from shopping carts or when the carts tip over, researchers said in a study in the November issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

The researchers said shopping carts should be banned until they are redesigned for safety.

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