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Health Tip: Living With a Pacemaker
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(HealthDay News) -- A pacemaker is implanted in the upper chest to help regulate an irregular heartbeat. Once you have the device, you should avoid "close and prolonged contact" with electronics and appliances that emit magnetic fields, the U.S. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says.
The agency offers this additional advice for people living with a pacemaker:
-- Diana Kohnle
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