Labor Day: Tips to stay out of the ER

Biking and driving are two risky activities on Labor Day Metro ServiceLabor Day traditionally is the number one holiday for greatest number of trips to the emergency room. ■ Darria Long Gillespie / MD/contributed It’s Labor Day! One last hurrah of a holiday before autumn, last chance to wear white (or so grandmother says) and—the number one holiday for the greatest number of injuries and trips to the emergency room—especially for children. Follow these tips for a safe holiday weekend: Biking More kids on bicycles over the last warm-weather holiday of the year plus more cars on the road equals a dangerous set-up for bicycle injuries. Keep your children safe by

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