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Exercise Equipment That Can Be Dangerous - Dr. Beyer

05/19/2015
Exercise Equipment That Can Be Dangerous - Dr. Beyer

You were probably as shocked as we were when Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died after falling and hitting his head on a treadmill during a family vacation in Mexico. And we were even more shocked to find that treadmill-related deaths aren’t altogether that uncommon. According to data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 30 cases of treadmill-associated deaths in the U.S. have been reported in the ten years between 2003 and 2012, averaging out to about three deaths per year.

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