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Toy Magnets Growing Danger to Teens, Tots

Small round magnets marketed as toys pose a growing danger to children to ingest the magnets. The attraction between the magnets can cause massive intestinal damage. Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD, professor of emergency medicine and medical director of emergency services at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, said that the hospital has not treated children who have swallowed magnets, but said the magnets are cause for concern.

http://www.jsonline.com/news/health/toy-magnets-growing-danger-to-teens-tots-b99156971z1-236123301.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, December 17, 2013

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Study Led by Dr. Beyer to Determine Impact of Urban Park on Health Outcomes

Sept. 16 - A WUWM-FM report on Milwaukee’s Urban Ecology Center cites research being conducted by Kirsten Beyer, PhD to determine how an urban park affects knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and health outcomes among neighborhood residents. The project is supported by a grant from MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment. WUWM

Bret Baier, Fox News Chief Political Anchor, to Speak at MCW’s 2014 Healthcare Dinner

Sept. 16 - Bret Baier, Chief Political Anchor on the Fox News Channel, will be the keynote speaker at MCW’s 2014 Healthcare Dinner on November 10, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. The event benefits MCW’s Digestive Disease Center. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Hargarten Discusses Advances in Handgun Technology

Sept. 16 - In a report of Wisconsin Public Radio, Dr. Stephen Hargarten discusses promising advances in which a handgun will only fire when the gun owner is wearing a watch that electronically disables a trigger lock. The technology could help address the problem of children being injured by loaded handguns. WPR

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