There's only one way to know if magnets and kids attract: with an x-ray.
Julie Brown/Seattle Children"s Hospital
August 9, 2013 Researchers found a fivefold increase in cases of kids being treated for injuries from swallowed magnets between 2002 and 2011. Small children were tempted by tiny, ball-shaped magnets. Older kids ran into trouble using magnets to simulate body piercings.
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