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How are performers able to “swallow” swords without harming their body?

While I recognize that most magicians and street performers that "swallow" swords are most likely doing an optical allusion, some people have actually done this correct? How is it possible for ...
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What's the quickest and most effective way of removing food from the windpipe in an emergency room setting?

The Heimlich maneuver is well-known as a way of ejecting food and other obstructions from the windpipe, yet it is not always effective. If someone began choking on food in the best possible ...
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Walking while eating - choking?

Is there a significant immediate health risk such as choking (not weight gain since that's not really immediate I guess) if someone who is not a child or old person walks and eats?
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At what age (or what size) is safe to implement the Heimlich maneuver on a child if they are choking?

At what age (or what size) is safe to implement the Heimlich maneuver on a child if they are choking? I'm worried if I were to see a child choking, and I applied the Heimlich maneuver, that I might ...
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How can I tell if a fish bone is stuck in my throat?

So I had fish for dinner. I felt a sharp pain in my mouth, but don't know why but decided to swallow it instead of spitting it out. Now I don't know if it stuck in my throat or did it went down. Now I ...
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What might happen if we don't chew food properly?

This question might be simple but it has kind of been bothering me for a while. Lately I have been observing that I don't chew my food properly. If it comes to small sliced vegetables or it is rice, ...