There are lots of everyday dangers that we're all trained to think about. Look before crossing the street. Check your mirrors and blind spot before switching lanes. When using a sharp knife, cut away from your body. Well here's a dangerous situation you may find yourself in on a daily basis without even realizing it: riding the escalator. A recent analysis of emergency room data shows that the likelihood of injury on an escalator increases with age. This study also indicates that women are more at risk than men. Watch your step out there!
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