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Are the Olympics Bad for your Health?
In June, the global insurance intermediary Pacific Prime listed the five riskiest sports of the London 2012 Olympic games. But there's apparently an even greater risk that Olympians need to be aware of as they head for the 2012 games. Links: The 5 riskiest sports of the London 2012 Olympics (Pacific Prime Blog): https://www.pacificprime.com/blog/the-5-riskiest-sports-of-the-london-2012-olympics.html Olympic Doctors Say Flight Poses Disease Risk to Team USA (San Francisco Chronicle, July 24 2012): https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2012-07-23/olympic-doctors-say-flight-poses-disease-risk-to-u-s-athletes For more information on this and other Risk Bites videos, visit http://riskbites.com Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites
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