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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the March 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 21, 2014 — Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]

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Electric Cars Don't Interfere with Implantable Cardiac Devices

A Mayo Clinic study, Hybrid Cars and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Is It Safe?, has found that patients with implanted cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators can safely drive or be a passenger in an electric car without risk of electromagnetic interference (EMI). The increasing prevalence of electric and hybrid cars prompted Mayo Clinic [...]

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