Home projects sending people to ERs

May 18, 2009 3:06:26 PM PDT
We know the economy can be bad for your wallet and it adds stress, but it can also be bad for your back.

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It turns out the bad economy can actually be a pain in the neck. That is making for increased visits to emergency care facilities.

It seems that individuals are attempting more do-it yourself projects and hurting themselves in the process.

Emergency care operators tell the New York Times their patient load is increasing.

So make sure you have help when moving heavy objects, stay off of ladders and be extremely careful with power tools.

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