Paul Sakuma, Associated Press Photo
Our take: TVs falling and injuring, or worse, killing children has become a preventable tragedy if parents just take a few precautions. Kim Painter a journalist for USA Today explains how these tragedies happen in her article:
"Falling TV sets have killed more than 200 children since 2000, but parents remain largely unaware of the danger, say reports out today.
An update from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows 29 people, mostly children, were killed by falling TVs in the USA in 2011 alone, making it one of the worst years on record for such tragedies. And 18,000 people a year, mostly children, are treated for injuries from falling TVs, the commission says."
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