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In the 2014 Christmas issue of The Journal of Irreproducible Results it was hypothesised by Doherty, Doherty, Doherty and Doherty that the Christmas peak in carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks (the Christmas coronary) could be attributed to Santa Claus and chestnuts roasting over an open fire.
Dr John Doherty, Vienna, Austria
Doherty J, Doherty Lourenço S, Tomson (née Doherty) M, Doherty H. Santa Claus: a Christmas Killer? The Journal of Irreproducible Results. 2014.Volume 52, #4. pp 4-8.