Heart Beat: Fatal attraction?

Heart Beat

Fatal attraction?

That magnetic brooch or necklace may set off more than your eyes or sweater "" it could also set off, or turn off, your pacemaker or implanted cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD).

Jewelry, reading glasses, name tags, and even some clothing sport a new breed of magnet. Called rare earth or neodymium-iron-boron magnets, they are more powerful than the traditional magnets used to stick things to a refrigerator or found inside stereo speakers.

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