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Button Batteries Are Sending More Children to the ER—Here's How to Keep Kids Safe

Photo: Jakob Lagerstedt/Stocksy More children are ingesting batteries—specifically lithium or “button” batteries—and winding up in the emergency room (ER), leading pediatric health experts to call for regulations to make the batteries safer. A report published Monday in the journal Pediatrics outlined what researchers called a rising trend in the United …

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