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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Inhalant Abuse on the Rise Amongst Teens

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the peak age for inhalant abusers are 14 and 15 years old.

The abuse of common household cleaners are on the rise amongst teens. In the past years teens have been huffing dust remover used to clean crevices in electronic equipment.

Various fatal and deadly chemicals make up the contents of these aerosol cleaners.

Huffing inhalants has shown to cause hearing loss, limb spasms and brain damage.

Via in Washington D.C.

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