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    Japanese 'Eye Licking' Trend Is Dangerous

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    Excuse us, but what? A new trend in Japan which involves licking a friend or lover's eyeballs may, get this, lead to bacterial infections or even blindness. Apparently eyeball licking, known as "worming," has been a popular practice among teens in Japan for a while. Japanese teachers have noticed students wearing eye patches, and worry about the spread of sexually trasmitted infections like chlamydia, which can lead to blindness if untreated. Again, what is wrong with the world?

    Read it at CBS News