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Mercury In Tuna

from cnn.com Younger women and children should limit the amount of tuna they eat and pregnant women should not eat tuna at all, because of mercury levels found in the canned and packaged fish, says new report in the January 2011 issue of Consumer Reports. Albacore or white tuna usually contains far more mercury than […]

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Mercury In Skin Lightening Cream

Some skin whitening creams contain toxic mercury, testing finds High levels found as products gain popularity worldwide May 18, 2010|By Ellen Gabler and Sam Roe, Tribune reporters Some creams promising to lighten skin, eliminate age spots and zap freckles contain high levels of mercury, a toxic metal that can cause severe health problems, a Tribune […]

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FDA: Looks At Mercury In Dental Fillings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking another look at the risks of mercury in dental fillings, raising hopes among local activists that more stringent regulations will be put in place. The FDA said Thursday that an advisory panel would hold hearings from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 14-15 at a Holiday Inn […]

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Skin Cream Contains Mercury

Feds probing homemade skin cream link to mercury By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM (AP) – May 28, 2010 RICHMOND, Va. — State and federal officials are investigating cases of possible mercury exposure linked to a homemade cream from Mexico that claims to lighten the skin, fade freckles and age spots, and treat acne. The U.S. Food and […]

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Lead Poisoning Kills 160 People

Mystery solved. 160 people killed in Nigeria, 111 of them children. Lead, brought into family homes, kills them. DMSA is being used to treat the survivors who have been lead poisoned. Read full details on CNN http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/africa/06/10/nigeria.poisons/index.html?hpt=T2 This news article is reprinted below: Yangalama, Northern Nigeria (CNN) — Standing in the graveyard Rabiu Mohammed prays […]

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