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More and more children are swallowing batteries

More and more children are swallowing batteries

A new report reveals that an increasing number of children are eating small lithium batteries, also known as “button” batteries, which power many of our consumer devices. These small objects have potentially serious consequences, including death. Despite information campaigns that alert parents to the dangers, around 7,032 visits to the emergency room were recorded as …

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7 emergências de saúde declaradas pela OMS neste século - Você sabia?

7 health emergencies declared by the WHO this century – Did you know?

– Reading time: 3 minutes – In the year 2022, more specifically in the month of June, the World Health Organization (WHO) made the declaration that an outbreak of monkeypox is occurring, being, therefore, a Public Health Emergency of International Importance (ESPII). In fact, if you think about it, this is the seventh time the …

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