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Seniors injured on escalators

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More than 2,500 elderly people are injured while riding escalators each year, according to a new study. The report, published in the March issue of the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, found that between 1991 and 2005, injuries and hospitalizations among people older than 65 more than doubled. Researchers speculate that the rise in injuries may be caused by an increased exposure to the devices among active seniors