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Canucks Injury Thread - Higgins D2D (hand), Booth 1 week away from practicing
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12-28-2011, 06:39 PM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Victoria, BC
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That's interesting, I'd never really thought about that. But you'd think that putting 20+ guys like that in close quarters during the winter months would make for a lot more viral infections than we hear about.
That's also a factor, absolutely. When you're constantly healing even small injuries like cuts and scrapes, your white blood cell count can take a good dip and that's your first defense towards bacterial and viral infections. Hopefully Chris is getting a longer term dose of antibiotics to ensure he doesn't build up a resistance to the strain of staph.
I guess the big bucks I've spent on my education thus far have paid off a bit.
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