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Helium Shortage Forces Harvard Physics Labs To Shut Down Equipment, Suspend Projects News

If you have inhaled a bit of helium from a balloon and are just feeling a tiny fuzzy or dizzy, or have a mild headache, you’re probably fine. Generally, inhaling a single breath of helium from a balloon will have the desired, voice-altering effect. Harmless as it may possibly appear, even though, inhaling helium can be harmful — deadly, in fact. There are numerous case reports of critical injury and even death caused by helium inhalation. You inhale helium from a balloon, and just about as if by magic, you sound like a cartoon chipmunk. Helium is most widely made...