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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 […]

Posted on February 1, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

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 […]

Posted on January 21, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

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 […]

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

A Toronto artist who created sculptures by sanding & grinding mussel shells over the past 15 years has been diagnosed with heavy metal poisoning.  Gillian […]

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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 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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