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Monday, June 11, 2007

Teenager Dies From Sports Cream Overdose

As reported in Newsday, the New York medical examiner has announced that the death of a seventeen-year-old track star on Staten Island was caused by high levels of methyl salicylate - an anti-inflammatory found in sports creams such as Bengay and Icy Hot.   The medical examiner stated that the teen used the sports creams "to excess,"  and called the death "very unusual."

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first of all,i am sorry about her loss.however.....read labels,all over the counter products say something to the effect of"if symptoms persist-see a doctor".secondly,if you are in THAT much pain,perhaps consider altering your exercise regimen.and does no one know how much of this stuff she is using? i fear that once again,people will not accept any accountability,and sue anyone that they can.here we go again.

Posted by: trish | Jun 13, 2007 5:28:04 AM

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