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Are Ipods safe to use when you have a heart defibulator?

Are Ipods safe to use when you have a heart defibulator?
Are Ipods safe to use when you have a heart defibulator?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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any and all unknown electronics should be avoided when in use near or around sensitive heart monitoring devices
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