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Decking Those Halls Can Be Deadly

Posted on 12/6/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThinking about getting on a ladder to string lights outside or decorate the very top of your tall Christmas tree? Maybe you should reconsider — or at least get some help. It seems decking the halls is getting more dangerous each year. Last year more than 15,000 people ended up in the emergency room with decorating-related injuries, according to new data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. That’s more than 250 people a day hurt by decorating accidents between Nov. …