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Kid's Bone Fractures on Rise

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A new Mayo Clinic study suggests kids are more susceptible to broken bones than their parents were. The rate of forearm fractures in people under 35 increased by 42 percent between 1969-71 and 1999-2001, said Dr. Sundeep Khosia, lead investigator for the study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. It was greatest in those under 20, he added.

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