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    Watch Your Step, Distracted Walking Can Cause an Injury

    Yesterday on my ride to work, I learned some startling statistics about distracted walking. The ironic part of the study are the statistics, that go something like this: In the United States, 78% of adults believe that distracted walking is a “serious” issue. But the humorous part is that they believe it’s the “other people” who are committing this hazard. Only 29% of those polled said that they, themselves, do it, too. From AAOS.ORG Additionally, 4 out of 10 people say they have watched a distracted walking incident happen, and 26% of people admit to having been in a walking accident themselves. Truthfully, this is no laughing matter. In fact,…