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The Dangers of Mercury Poisoning - Dansker & Aspromonte

Ingesting toxic chemicals of any kind can be detrimental to the health of an individual; however some have extremely serious consequences. One of the toxins that can lead to severe health problems is mercury. 310 more words

No firm plan to get mercury out of river near Grassy Narrows

Ontario’s Liberal government insists it is “totally committed” to cleaning up mercury in a river near a northern First Nation, but says it will not do anything that could make the situation worse for residents of Grassy Narrows. 233 more words

Politics

Mercury

When I was a kid, seventy years ago,my mother took my temperature by inserting a mercury thermometer up my rectum.  Now if a tube of mercury breaks in a school they send in a haz med team to clean it up.  621 more words

USA.gov ... Beware of Skin Lotions Tainted with Mercury

a repost for those buying  gifts …

Beware of Skin Lotions Tainted With Mercury

Some skin lotions and antiseptic soaps claim to clean and lighten skin while removing freckles and wrinkles. 512 more words

United States

A Tip of the Hat

Today is Mad Hatter Day. (At least in the US. I guess it’d be June 10th in Europe.) Mad Hatter Day was inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. 448 more words

Historical Facts And Trivia

Mercury Poisoning in Alice in Wonderland

Why is a raven like a writing desk?
“Have you guessed the riddle yet?” the Hatter said, turning to Alice again.
“No, I give it up,” Alice replied: “what’s the answer?”

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Science

Probably Avoid These Skin Care Products If You Don't Want Mercury Poisoning

Mercury poisoning doesn’t sound fun, but it also doesn’t necessarily sound like something the average consumer runs into a lot in modern cosmetic aisles, what with… 319 more words