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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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