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More than 250 people worldwide have died taking selfies, study finds

 

October 4, 2018



The next time you’re standing at the edge of a scenic cliff or on top of a waterfall, take care when you have the urge to snap a quick selfie. It could very well be the last thing you do.

More than 250 people worldwide have died while taking selfies in the last six years, according to a new study from researchers associated with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, a group of public medical colleges based in New Delhi. The findings, which analyzed news reports of the 259 selfie-related deaths from October 2011 to November 2017, were published in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care.

http://www.startribune.com/more-than-250-people-worldwide-have-died-taking-selfies-study-finds/495088361/

 

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