The uptick in serious bike injuries occurred for both male and female cyclists, although more men get in accidents each year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Adults Pedal, Their Biking Injuries And Deaths Spike, Too

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Closing loopholes in background checks for gun purchases would reduce the risk of death and injury, doctors' and attorneys' groups say. Alexa Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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The round stingray is native to the eastern Pacific coast and is notorious for injuring swimmers and surfers. laszlo-photo/Flickr hide caption

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Mild-Mannered Stingrays Can Inflict A World Of Hurt

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The X-ray reveals a blowdart lodged in a teenager's windpipe. Reproduced with permission from Pediatrics @AAP hide caption

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