Roller Coasters Can Be Fun and Safe if Guidelines Are Followed

By Janet Frank
Roller coasters are fun, but come with potential health risks for some riders

Local roller coaster fans got an extreme boost this summer with the July opening of Lagoon's Cannibal Mega Coaster. But everyone needs to remember the elements that make the ride so thrilling are the very same things that may cause serious health problems if riders don't follow posted guidelines.