Comments for: Doctors report rise in kids eating detergent packs

Posted May 24, 2012, at 8:57 p.m.

DALLAS — Miniature laundry detergent packets arrived on store shelves in recent months as an alternative to bulky bottles and messy spills. But doctors across the country say children are confusing the tiny, brightly colored packets with candy and swallowing them. Nearly 250 cases have been reported this year to …

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