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Ice is Dirtier Than Toilet Water in Fast Food Restaurants, Study Reveals

If the thought of drinking toilet water makes you cringe, you'll hate learning that ice served at many fast food restaurants contains more bacteria than the water found in their toilets. As reported b…

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Amalgam: Never Do This with Your Teeth

Photo Courtesy Of:  Comstock/Thinkstock After enormous public pressure from scientists, dentists, health professionals, and consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) promised to make an …

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Mercury Testing Before Pregnancy

Recent testing of mercury concentrations in three national brands of canned tuna found that “55% of all tuna examined was above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s safety level for human consum…

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Are Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements a Safer Alternative?

By Laura Michelle Burns Sometimes when I start to do research on a specific health and safety issue, I feel overwhelmed: toxins from air pollution settle into our water and contaminate our fish wit…

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Protecting Grandparents From Mercury

By Laura Michelle Burns, Moms Clean Air Force If you’re anything like me, you fall into the category of women who are caring for their children and their parents or grandparents. My aunt and my …

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Chlorella: Super Detox Supplement

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Have you noticed that practically every day a new story comes out in the media about the toxic side effects of living in the modern world? Chemical and h…

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Can Green Tea Remove Mercury?

EDF Mercury Expert Kritee, PhD answers a reader’s question: Reader Question: Does drinking green tea remove mercury from the body? I read an article about a group of indigenous people that ate most…

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32 Surprising Sources of Toxic Heavy Metals

Heavy metal is a serious threat to the health of your body and brain. I’m not referring to Ozzy Osbourne or Metallica here, although too much headbanging has probably damaged more than a few brain cel…

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Amalgam Fillings, Canned Tuna, & Mercury

In the current issue of the Journal of Toxicological Sciences, researchers calculated the half-life of mercury inside the body. They had volunteers eat the equivalent of one or two cans of tuna a week…

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All I Want For Christmas Is Clean Air

By Abbie Walston, Moms Clean Air Force Dear Santa, Last weekend, after our journey up to the North Pole on the Polar Express, I forgot to ask you for what I really want for Christmas. Perhaps it…

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