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    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 […]

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 Heavy Metals and Health

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 Heavy Metals and Health

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 […]