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CINCINNATI - It may seem like common sense: Keep kids out of lawn mower traffic.
While many a weekend warrior takes great pleasure in this particular rite of spring, it comes the with risk of injuries to children and adults.
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CINCINNATI - Hear that? With spring comes the call of the grasslands that make up Tri-State yards. Not far behind: The rumble of lawn mowers. While many a weekend warrior takes great pleasure in this particular rite of spring, it comes with the risk of injuries.
Dr. Junichi Tamai, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center , says the danger zone is not always obvious to the person operating the lawnmower.
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