A medical alert tonight for athletes, the death of a 17 year old is creating concern over the use of some sports creams.
A medical examiner now says the track star's death is connected to excess use of sports creams. Over the counter ointments like Ben Gay are used everyday by millions of Americans especially athletes to relieve sore muscles.
Doctors think she overdosed on the products which resulted in absorbing high levels of fatal toxins and acid. Medical experts say the combination of taking oral aspirin and heavily applying sports cremes could cause toxic poisoning and Johnson and Johnson, the maker of Ben Gay is urging consumers to always read the label.
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