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Group Aims to Reduce Child Choking Deaths

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Pediatric Physicians Group AAP Wants Government, Private Industry to Boost Efforts to Reduce Choking Incidents in Children By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 22, 2010 — The nation’s largest group of pediatric physicians is calling on federal officials and private industry to …

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‘Choking Game’ Turned Deadly for 82 Youths

'Choking Game' Turned Deadly for 82 Youths

By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) — At least 82 youths have died from playing the “choking game” since 1995, a new government report shows. Also known as the “blackout game,” “pass out game,” “scarf game,” “space monkey” and other monikers, the activity involves intentionally trying to …

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