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Make bathrooms a safer place with 6 changes

 

Last updated 5/1/2019 at 10:17pm

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Many bathroom accidents are preventable with some modifications.

TEMECULA – Homes should be safe havens. But each year injuries in and around the home contribute to millions of medical visits and many fatalities each year.

Although anywhere in a home can be the scene of an accident, bathrooms tend to be the most dangerous room in the house. Slippery tile, the presence of water, stockpiled medications and many sharp and hard edges in a small space pose several different hazards in the bathroom, particularly for young children and people age 65 and up. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said falls, which can result in serious injuries like h...



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