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The holidays can kill you!

There's a warning out today about Christmas trees. Apparently they can kill you, or at least cause you some respiratory distress. Spores that hang out on Christmas trees can cause breathing problems for sensitive people, so they suggest hosing off your tree before you bring it in inside. (Bonus: very natural looking icicles!)

Now this isn't the only danger you need to beware of during the holidays. As a public service, here are some other things you need to keep in mind.

1. Candy canes can cause tooth decay. Be sure to brush your teeth immediately after eating one. Better yet--get those special flouride candy canes. Not sure where you can get them..I would ask Hermie, that dentist from Christmas Town.

2. Candles can be extremely flammable. A safer bet is to draw a flame on a piece of paper, cut out, and attach to the wick. Careful, don't get it anywhere near an open flame.

3. In order to prevent gastrointestinal distress from Aunt Judy's fruitcake, soak it first in Alka-Seltzer.

4. Be sure to keep all star-shaped Christmas ornaments away from Ninjas. When thrown, those suckers can hurt!

5. Remember, when you go demanding figgy pudding, you might actually get it. Be careful what you wish for.



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