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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704

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Hunting linked to heart attacks

THE ENQUIRER is a very popular weekly tabloid newspaper.  From the issue of 2/28/05:

"Hunting linked to heart attacks"

'Hunters die from heart attacks three times as often as from firearms accidents, a recent study reveals.

Many hunters are sedentary men who go out in search of game once a year, in cold weather, weighed down by heavy clothing and a heavy gun.  And when they spot prey, their heart rate and blood pressure can suddenly soar, possibly leading to heart rhythm irregularities or sudden cardiac death'

Letters to the editor: yoursay@nationalenquirer.com , 3-4 sentences are most likely to be published.  THE ENQUIRER publishes our letters.


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