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Posted on December 7, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

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

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Posted on November 30, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

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

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Posted on November 16, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

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 […]

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Posted on November 9, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

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 […]

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Posted on November 2, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

The 2005 Category 5 Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans by breaching surge protection levees surrounding the city, resulting in 80% of the city being flooded […]

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Posted on October 26, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Heavy metals commonly enter our bodies through a number of avenues.  Drinking water through old lead pipes, wearing lead based lipstick and cosmetics, aluminum in […]

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Posted on October 19, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

According to an article printed in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, three Sudanese medicinal plants may have the ability to remove heavy […]

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Posted on October 5, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Australian researchers have discovered a way to filter toxic heavy metals from water using aluminum and gallium.  According to an article published in Advanced Functional […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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