‘Super-Magnets’ Pose Rising Threat to Kids, Study Finds

super magnetsPowerful “super-magnets” found in adult desk toys and other novelty items still trigger many emergency-room visits after children swallow them, according to a new report, even though some products with these magnets have been recalled.

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