Accidental or intentional trauma from foreign bodies represents a large chunk of the preventable injury health care burden. That's not only costly in monetary terms, but also in degrees of anguish and unnecessary suffering. Though the items and circumstances vary, no age is spared.
A doctor talking about gun safety is not advocating gun control. Let's get politics out of medicine.
Between 2003 and 2010, the annual number of high chair-related injuries rose by over 22 percent, according to a study in the journal Clinical Pediatrics