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If you are drinking on New Year’s Eve, watch your step


Most New Year’s Eve revelers know it’s dangerous to drink and drive, but now there’s new evidence that it’s also dangerous to drink and walk.

A trauma surgeon at Loyola University Health System in Maywood released data this month that shows that nearly a third of the people who agreed to have their blood-alcohol content checked after being hit by a car while they were walking had alcohol in their systems.

Read more at the Chicago Tribune.

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