Injury risk for kids sliding down with their parents

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(NBC News Channel) - Playground slides can be dangerous, when young children ride on a parent's lap.

Between 2002 and 2015, more than 350,000 kids under six were injured while on slides with an adult.

Many of those injuries were leg fractures.

Researchers say the force generated by an adult is more likely to break a bone if a child's foot gets caught on the slide.