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A high-flying health concern

A high-flying health concern

Brain lesions observed in military pilots don’t appear to be a major risk, but researchers are studying preventative measures just in case

Eric Wilson was flying an F18 fighter jet at 28,000 feet when he heard a loud bang, and everything went silent. The jet had lost all cabin pressure, immediately subjecting the U.S. Marine’s body to an onslaught of altitude induced issues. He only had about 60 seconds to descend below 10,000 feet or he would have passed out, and possibly crash landed.

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