October 4th, 2012

Doctor Offers Precautions for Safe Hunting

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With hunting season heading toward high gear, the Mayo Clinic put out these recommendations to be safe this fall. Errant gunshots are an obvious health risk during fall hunting season, but a range of other dangers also can send hunters to the hospital or worse: heart attacks, injured backs and broken bones are among the most common medical emergencies. Emergency medicine physician Eric Grube, D.O.,of the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wisc., offers several tips for a safe hunting season.

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