Super Bowl health hazards: More than just calories

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    When it comes to health during the Super Bowl, the message often focuses on the amount of fat and calories we're putting in our bodies. However, the big game can also bring about other major health risks that people may not even think about.

    Dr. Abigail Balger, emergency medicine physician at Sparrow Hospital and St. Lawrence Medical Center in Lansing, Mich., is here to help. She says people may find themselves in need of emergency care if they go all out at a Super Bowl party.

    "I think the big take-home message is moderation," Balger told "Know your limits, don't overdo it."

    From Dr. Balger, here are some health risks you might face from the Super Bowl.