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Dentists Dying From Mercury Poisoning?

Story at-a-glance

  • A cluster of eight dentists and one dental technician from Virginia were diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a chronic and progressive lung disease with no known cure…
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SCIENCE

My Weight Loss Inspirations

What inspired me to change and create a plan to lose weight and get fit?  Well, that’s another big topic.  It’s deep and very personal but I am compelled to share it with you. 1,093 more words

My Journey

Virtual Skeptics #218 - 7 March 2018

This week on the Virtual Skeptics….

Bob is joining the radical left;
Eve is poisoning the well;
Barb is in the dumps about mumps;
And Tim’s on a top-secret mission…

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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

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Environment

A Ticking Time Bomb of Mercury Is Hidden Beneath Earth’s Permafrost

According to a new study published Feb. 5 in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, theremay be more than 15 million gallons (58 million liters) of mercury buried in the permafrost of the Northern Hemisphere — roughly twice as much mercury as can be found in the rest of Earth’s soils, ocean and atmosphere combined. 141 more words

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Seafood May Contaminate You With Mercury, But Does It Matter?

I advocate consumption of cold-water fatty fish a couple times per week for long-term protection against heart and brain disease. The protective component of fish may be the omega-3 fatty acids. 460 more words

Grassy Narrows First Nation gets federal funding for mercury treatment centre

OTTAWA – The federal government has pledged to fund a treatment centre for an Ontario reserve plagued by mercury contamination.

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott delivered the news to community leaders during a meeting Wednesday in Toronto that included Ontario Indigenous Relations Minister David Zimmer. 487 more words

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