The 12 Craziest Things That Send People To Hospital

 
JANUARY
 
Snowboarding landed more people in the hospital in January, with virtually no accidents during the summer months in the U.S.
 
FEBRUARY
 
More hospital visits related to snow removal occurred in February, higher than any other winter month.
 
MARCH
 
Exercise equipment was linked to hospital visits throughout the year, but the biggest spike was in March, followed by September.
 
APRIL
 
Outdoor track season in high schools gets underway in the spring, and in April 2014, the sport sent an estimated 6,522 people to 
the hospital.
 
MAY
 
As baseball season heats up, the number of hospital visits related to the sport jumps up to 26,568 before declining the rest of the 
year.
 
JUNE
 
Beach chairs are related to a surprisingly high number of accidents (an estimated 1,231) in June, compared to the rest of the 
year.
 
JULY
 
The time around the Fourth of July is filled with excitement and a whole bunch of amateur fireworks. Those displays send an  unusually large number of people to the emergency room compared to the rest of the year, with just a small uptick again around  New Year’s Eve.
 
AUGUST
 
Elevator-related emergency room visits hit an all-year high in August based on the 2014 data.
 
SEPTEMBER
 
Accidents related to football sent the most people to the emergency room in September, followed closely by October, winding  down as playoffs get under way.
 
OCTOBER
 
Relatedly, cheerleading accidents hit an all-year high in the middle of football season with an estimated 6,881 emergency room  visits happening in October 2014.
 
NOVEMBER
 
Oddly, daywear (the clothes we wear every day) was connected to a number of hospital visits throughout the year, hitting its peak in November with an estimated 5,773 accidents.
 
DECEMBER
 
To finish out the calendar year, ice hockey was linked to an abnormally high number of emergency room visits in December,  around the middle of the ice hockey season.
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