Say no to crackers, alcohol on Diwali: IMA

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New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI): Indian Medical Association (IMA), on Diwali, has asked people to avoid bursting firecrackers and abstain from consuming alcohol in order to prevent health hazards. Joint Secretary of the IMA, Dr Anil Goyal, urged the public to have a safer Diwali by avoiding the use of firecrackers and alcohol. "Being festivals, exchange of sweet would definitely take place, but I urge the diabetic and heart patients to consume lesser sweets to avoid health consequences," Dr Goyal told ANI. "If you face severe chest pain, breathlessness, teary eyes or any other complications, you should immediately rush to the emergency doctors," advised the IMA Joint Secretary.

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