CHKD in The News
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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Swallowed magnets pose lethal risk to children
The Virginian-Pilot's Elizabeth Simpson wrote about the potentially lethal dangers posed by children swallowing magnets, featuring Khiya Fulbright, 2, a CHKD patient whose magnet ingestion resulted in emergency surgery for a perforated intestine and stomach.