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Posted on September 13, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Uncategorized

Jaclyn Bowen, the Executive Director of Clean Label Project (a non-profit focused on health and transparency in consumer product labeling) recently posted an article providing […]

Posted on September 6, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has a handy guide for eating fish and identifying the types that are lower in mercury.  Fish are […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

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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.) […]

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Scientists from EPFL (A research institute & university in Switzerland) along with colleagues at UC-Berkeley & Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a way to […]

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Posted on February 23, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Usually, to extract gold from ores, you must boil the ores in liquid mercury until only the gold remains.  This is a dangerous process since […]

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

Scientists estimate that more than 15 million gallons of mercury are contained in the frozen permafrost regions of Alaska.  When including the non-frozen soils of […]

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