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Button Battery Coating Lessens Risk If Swallowed

November 3rd, 2014

Episode 145 of 579 episodes

Thousands of small children swallow tiny batteries each year. A new battery coating could protect kids from internal burns and still allow the batteries to work. Cynthia Graber reports