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‘Tis the season for “water-tubing”… where people ride on inner tubes pulled by boats. But before your next water-tube ride, be careful. Because according to the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, water-tubing injuries have almost tripled in the past two decades. And experts say children are more likely than adults to suffer serious head injuries, because kids tend to pack two or more riders on a single inner tube – which exposes them to more danger if the tube flips over. So stick to the “one-rider-at-a-time” rule when water-tubing and always wear a life jacket/vest.

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