Distracted walking injuries and deaths increasing

January 16, 2012 8:27:14 PM PST
A new warning Monday night about the dangers of distracted walking: The number of injuries and even deaths has tripled over the past seven years.

The findings are according to a new study by the journal Injury Prevention.

Researchers say that it is not that we do not hear traffic; it is just that because we are using phones and music players our brain is not paying enough attention to it.