Avera Medical Minute: Hot Dogs & Choking Deaths in Children Live 3/3/10
Preventing your baby from choking on something.
There's new, national medical debate going on right now that's starting to rival DC healthcare reform, on, of all things hot-dogs! The American Academy of Pediatrics says the hot dog causes more choking deaths among children than any other food and they want the wiener to be redesigned.
Dr. Jennifer McKay says even though the hot dog redesign is fodder for late night show comedy,choking is a serious problem.