Pacemakers and Headphones

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene, MP3 player headphones, even if they're disconnected, may interfere with pace-makers. Researchers say it's possible magnets inside the headphones could throw off the pace-makers' electrical current, but only if they're left sitting right on the chest. Experts advise headphones should be either on the ears or tucked away.


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