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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


CPP Curiosities: Pick Your Poison: Historic Syphilis Treatments

Greetings, fellow historico-medico aficionados and welcome to the triumphant return of CPP Curiosities, our semi-regular segment devoted to the medically weird. Kevin here to give you another tale of mildly-interesting medical miscellany. 942 more words

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Pina Bausch in Café Müller.

Chisso-Minamata disease, caused by mercury poisoning.


“Matthew! You can knock off early after you’re finished with the extractor fan,” Trevor called out, smiling as a hand popped out the back of the machine to wave his thanks as the other tightened an errant screw. 1,017 more words

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Mercury Poisoning Linked to Skin Products

Regardless of your skin type, you need to use products that do more benefit to your skin than harm. While shopping for your ideal beauty product, take heed to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) warning about lotions, skin creams and soaps that have mercury. 405 more words

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