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One More Reason To Avoid Electronic Gifts For Kids: Button Batteries Can Kill

Those shiny coin-like disc batteries (also known as button batteries) have overtaken traditional cylindrical batteries, due to their compact size and high-voltage power, and they are wreaking havoc on young children. Lithium disc batteries, commonly used in key fobs, digital thermometers, remote controls, watches, cameras, holiday ornaments,  and hand-held electronic toys, are remarkably attractive to… Read More »