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Medical Matters: The choking game

A dangerous game where children purposely choke themselves to get high.  It's happening all over the country -- and it's a game with deadly consequences.

Other names for the game include: elevator, blackout, space monkey, roulette, there's a list of names for the choking game, but the goal is always the same. Temporarily cut off the blood supply to the brain to feel a high.    

For more information about the choking game log onto:

www.stop-the-choking.com or www.cdc.gov/features/chokinggame .

 

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