KCTV: Doctors find iPhone 12 magnets can interfere with pacemakers, defibrillators

February 22, 2021

The new iPhone could potentially disable implantable medical devices like pacemakers and defibrillators.

KCTV talked to Dr. Sanjaya Gupta about the issue with the iPhone 12's powerful magnet and what patients should do.

Watch the full story below.

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