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Another Link Found Between E-Cigarettes & Heavy Metal Contamination

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, […]

Did You Know Rollie Pollies Remove Heavy Metals From Soil?

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 […]

Using Honey to Test for Heavy Metal Pollution

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 […]

Shooting Range Employee Diagnosed with Lead Poisoning

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 […]

Lead in Traditional Pottery

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 […]

Where To Recycle Your Used Batteries

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 […]

Heavy Metals Found in Popular Fruit Juices

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 […]

Fish Lice As Possible Early Indicator of Polluted Fresh Water

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 […]

Sculptor Poisoned by Toxic Mussel Shells

A sculpture of Adam by Gillian Genser A Toronto artist who created sculptures by sanding & grinding mussel shells over the past 15 years has […]

High Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Kratom Products

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently revealed that alarming levels of heavy metals, including lead, were found in kratom products. During a separate investigation […]

Research Shows High Levels of Heavy Metals Lead to Greater Risk of High Cholesterol

Last weekend in Chicago, researchers from the American Heart Association (AHA) presented preliminary findings linking higher blood levels of heavy metals to increased levels of […]

Heavy Metal Testing on Colorado’s Marijuana Expected in 2019

Independent news source Westword recently reported that according to Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED), commercial marijuana products sold in the state may be tested for […]