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Boiling Water Challenge Sends At Least 8 People To The Hospital During Polar Vortex

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Boiling Water Challenge Sends At Least 8 People To The Hospital During Polar Vortex

Boiling Water Challenge Sends At Least 8 People To The Hospital During Polar Vortex

Socialites, have you seen those videos of people boiling hot water and bringing it outside in the freezing temepetures just to capture the water freezing in the air? well, the new challenge has already sent a few people to the hospital!

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According to the Chicago Sun- Times, eight people who took part in the challenge have been treated at the burn center of Chicago’s Loyola University Medical Center. The patients who were treated were age from 3 to 53. They had injuries on their bodies from varying degrees of burns.

Although none of their injuries are life-threatening, Loyola burn surgeon Arthur Sanford, who spoke with Chicago Sun-Times, encouraged others not to participate in the challenge.

“We strongly warn people to not perform the boiling water challenge,” Arthur Sanford told said. “There is no safe way to do it.”

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