Why are some teens inhaling blowgun darts?

www.usatoday.com Published: July 22, 2013
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Here's one more thing that parents of Internet-savvy, risk-taking teens should take heed of: construction of homemade blowgun darts and the risk of accidentally inhaling the projectiles, reports USA Today.



Physicians in the August issue of Pediatrics, published online today, report that in three separate, recent cases, teen boys attempting to get a big breath to propel the darts, inhaled the metallic, needle-shaped objects, which lodged in their lower airway.

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