Pizza sent a record number of people to the ER in 2018
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Who knew pizza was such a health hazard?Yes, it’s full of calories and carbs, but those don’t send you to the emergency room. In 2018, however, nearly 4,000 people went to the hospital for a pizza-related injury.That number was released Sunday — National Pizza Day — by Babylon Health, a medical services provider. Babylon analyzed data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, run by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.Findings were based on medical records from a sample of “100 emergency departments across the country in which the word “pizza” was included in doctors’ notes,”...


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