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Posted on August 16, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Earlier this summer, police in Paris reported high levels of lead on the roads and gardens in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral which was […]

When roofing your home, it is common to have to use flashings when encountering other parts of the house like a chimney, skylight, or dormer.  […]

UK fashion retailer River Island has issued a recall on five items due to heavy metal contamination.  These products contain traces of cadmium and lead […]

    The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published the letter “Firearms and lead” from researchers stating more awareness is needed in regards to the […]

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers in North Carolina found lead contamination in a number of spices, herbal remedies, […]

The Attorney General of Washington State Bob Ferguson announced that Amazon has entered into a nationwide legally binding agreement to monitor and not sell kids’ […]

In racing cars, ballast weight is used to modify performance, as well as to add to a vehicle’s total weight to reach the minimum required […]

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 […]

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 […]