Parents: Don't Let That Flat-Screen TV Flatten Your Child
|...before it kills you.|
The station told the story of a local two-year-old injured in December when she pulled the family's traditional television down from its stand. Doctors treating the toddler at Cardinal Glennon tell KSDK that they treated fourteen children last year injured from falling televisions -- particularly flat-panel televisions.
As it turns out, a similar trend is playing out nationwide.
With the growing popularity of flat-panel televisions, the number of furniture injuries to children has risen 41 percent since 1990.
All of which is one more reason I choose the telegraph as my primary media source. No one has ever heard of a telegraph tapper hurting anyone.