Take Care: All About Your Health (November 2012)

Take Care: All About Your Health (November 2012)

Bounce house accidents on the rise

Those big inflatables that seem to pop up at so many backyard parties and carnivals may look like they could cushion any fall, but an increasing number of kids are getting hurt on them and winding up in the emergency room, a new study published Nov. 26 in the journal Pediatrics has found.

Secondhand smoke at airports risky, government study says

If your holiday plans include air travel, you might be interested in knowing whether the airports you’ll be spending time in are smoke-free.

A government study released Nov. 20 found air pollution from secondhand smoke that is directly outside designated smoking areas at airports is five times higher than it is in smoke-free airports.