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The 12 weirdest things that send people to the hospital

Blog Post created by humanaadmin3 Moderator on Aug 3, 2018

If you play football, September is the most likely time you'll end up in the emergency room with an injury from the sport.

In February, the odds of you landing in the ER with a sprained ankle from a game of pick-up isn't as likely.

Looking at data from the 2014 US Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System — and the mesmerizing visual compiled by FlowingData — we decided to map out the wackiest things that sent an abnormal number of people to the emergency room every month. We also compared those spikes to the number of ER visits that related to each activity over the rest of the year.

 

Check out this link for more information- http://www.businessinsider.com/unusual-events-that-send-people-to-the-emergency-room-2016-7/#january-snowboarding-landed-more-people-in-the-hospital-in-january-with-virtually-no-accidents-during-the-summer-months-in-the-us-for-obvious-reasons-1

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