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Diabetics see dramatic increase in lower limb amputations
...resume his vigorous physical activities, including mowing
his 5,000-square-foot lawn without pain. "Mr. Nelson's case shows that anyone, no matter how healthy, can suffer from arterial blockages in the legs," said Dr. Walker. "Loss of mobility is not always a condition of getting old. Many amputations can...
Study shows lawn mowers injure thousands of US children annually
...e mower before disengaging this safety feature and mowing
in reverse. This simple design change could preve...recommends picking up objects from the lawn before mowing
and use of a grass catcher or shield for the mower discharge area to reduce the risk of foreign body...
UT Southwestern allergist offers coping strategies for relief from summer allergens
...pollen magnet," warns Dr. Khan. Wear a mask while mowing
the lawn or doing yard work. Take allergy medications before you go outside, so they have time to work into your system. Choosing the right medications to help control symptoms is important, Dr. Khan said. Antihistamines are the most common medica...
Mowing the lawn is not child's play
... across the country will take on a familiar chore mowing
the lawn. Whether it's to help their parents mow ...on ride-on mowers. Always wear sturdy shoes while mowing
not sandals. Young children should be at a safe distance from the area you are mowing. Before mo...
Injuries from lawn mowing increase nationwide
...hool. "If we would keep the kids off the lawn when mowing
and off the riding mowers we could greatly reduce ...or people over age 15 were non-specific pain after mowing
and injuries occurring while servicing the mower. The most common injury requiring hospitalization w...