Thunderstorms and iPods

Letters have been circulating in the New England Journal of Medicine about the potential dangers of iPods (and MP3 players) and their ear wires attracting lightning to strike during a thunderstorm. An initial report of a jogger wearing his iPod and being struck by lightning came from Vancouver, BC. The patient did not lose consciousness, but he had amnesia, perforated eardrums and a fractured


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