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Posted on April 12, 2019 In Uncategorized

Researchers at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have conducted a study to examine samplings of heavy metals in various e-cigarette brands.  Cadmium, […]

Posted on March 29, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

Pill bugs (AKA rollie pollies, doodle bugs, or wood shrimp) are actually crustaceans, not insects.  They have the distinguishable trait of defensively rolling up into […]

Posted on March 22, 2019 In Uncategorized

According to research published last week in Nature Sustainability, scientists from Canada and the United States are using honey from local beekeepers to test for […]

Posted on March 8, 2019 In Uncategorized

A local news channel in Nashville, TN is reporting on a shooting range employee who is suffering from lead poisoning.  After weeks of working at […]

Posted on February 15, 2019 In Uncategorized

Traditional pottery and other ceramics are created using a porous form of clay.  In order to hold food or liquid the pottery must be glazed […]

Posted on February 8, 2019 In Uncategorized

Batteries contain harmful toxic materials including acid, lead, nickel, lithium, cadmium, alkaline, mercury, and nickel metal hydride.  When we throw them in the trash they […]

Posted on February 1, 2019 In Uncategorized

Consumer Reports (CR) tested 45 popular fruit juices and found alarming levels of arsenic, cadmium, and lead in almost half of them.  This should be […]

Posted on January 21, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

Researchers at the University of Johannesburg are examining fish lice as a potential early warning parasite for fresh water polluted by toxic heavy metals.   The […]