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2012-12-28 15:16:40

It is a well known fact that children often swallow things. Children aged 6 months to 6 years are most often affected, but even adults sometimes end up with a foreign body stuck in their throats—and not only there.

2012-10-15 16:14:07

A technique called the "mother's kiss" for removing foreign objects from the nasal passages of young children appears to be a safe and effective approach.

Avoid A Trip To The ER, Check That Grille Before You Grill
2012-07-04 12:11:02

When you pull out the barbecue this 4th of July holiday you may want to take a few extra minutes checking the surface of the grill for foreign objects that could pose serious risks to your health.

2011-07-11 09:37:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 11, 2011 Independent studio Vuguru today announced the U.S. release of the multi-platform series The Booth at the End premiering exclusively on Hulu (www.hulu.com/booth).

2010-11-01 16:30:15

A new study from Rhode Island Hospital found that 33 individuals were responsible for 305 cases of medical intervention to remove foreign bodies that were intentionally swallowed, resulting in more than $2 million in estimated hospital costs.

2010-09-20 23:11:44

Severe injury to the esophagus can occur after a child swallows a disc battery.

2009-10-28 21:36:37

Foreign body ingestion is a frequent gastrointestinal emergency.


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