Accidental poisoning of children from button batteries on the rise, study finds

Accidental poisoning of children from button batteries on the rise, study finds

Despite a public awareness campaign warning parents about the dangers, the number of emergency room visits for battery poisoning was higher between 1990 and 2019 compared to 1990-2009, according to research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. twice as much as in 2009. The report found that among children under the age of 18, there …

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