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Posted on August 31, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

According to research published in the British Medical Journal, exposure to heavy metals like lead, arsenic, cadmium and copper may lead to an increased risk […]

Posted on August 23, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health

As a parent, I’ve noticed more and more of the electronic toys my children play with require the little round lithium batteries otherwise known as […]

Posted on August 17, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

A recent investigative report by Reuters claims that at least 31 children who lived in on-post housing at the Army’s Fort Benning in Georgia tested […]

Posted on August 10, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health

Do you have a sweet tooth?  Chances are you are among the hundreds of millions of patients around the world who has had to have […]

A new study has found that the water hyacinth plant is successful in removing toxic heavy metals from the River Tawes, south of Wales.  The […]

Scientist Liangjie Dong from the University of Hawaii has created an easy-to-use paper water filter called Mesopaper. The filter uses three layers of paper made […]

Beginning in 2007, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) began researching lead in lipstick based on findings by consumer watchdog group Campaign for Safe […]

Posted on July 6, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health

Electronic waste (e-waste) is the term used to describe discarded electronic devices.  Many unwanted electronics (computers, laptops, mobile phones, TVs, DVD players, mp3 players, etc.) […]

Using Hemp to Extract Heavy Metals Scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) are researching how hemp can naturally clean contaminated soil.  This natural process is […]

Some workers have a higher risk of exposure to lead while at their job. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that around 804,000 […]