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How Long to Detox From Fish Before Pregnancy?

Mothers' increased consumption of fish before and during pregnancy leads to increased exposure to both mercury and the long-chain omega 3 DHA. Mercury may negatively affect brain development in one's …

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How Seafood Can Impact Brain Development

In my video Fish Intake Associated With Brain Shrinkage, I discussed evidence suggesting that mercury exposure through fish intake during pregnancy may decrease the size of the newborn’s brain. Howeve…

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The Scary Reason Pregnant Women Should Avoid Fish

All fish contain small amounts of methylmercury, the most toxic form of mercury, and "fish consumption represents the main source of methylmercury exposure." In my videos Nerves of Mercury and Fish Fo…

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Seafood & Pregnancy

Has anyone else been following Environmental Health News’ series Pollution, Poverty, People of Color as if it were the new Mad Men? No? Personally, I can’t get enough. I especially can’t get one artic…

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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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Mercury: the Culprit of Mysterious Health Problems

  By Abbie Walston, Moms Clean Air Force My sister-in-law has been dealing with recurring health problems for the past few years. It’s been a scary time, with lots of searching for what was…

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My Toddler’s Mercury Poisoning from Tuna

  By Ayelet Waldman, Moms Clean Air Force Guest Blogger When my daughter Sophie was four years old, she was, in many ways, a Jewish mother’s dream. Her favorite lunch wasn’t pizza or hambu…

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Life is Unfair When it Comes to Clean Air

  By Lamar and Ronnie Tyler Life is not fair. Some people are born with great advantages and others are born with major disadvantages. This is a fact of life that we are faced with from b…

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An Interview with Dr. Philip Landigan, Mercury Expert

  By Molly Rauch, Moms Clean Air Force While researching my blog series on mercury, I kept reading about “mixed results” of epidemiological research on mercury, with the implication t…

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Are You Toxic from Mercury?

“Mercury exposure and toxicity is a prevalent and significant public health threat,” according to physicians Drs. Mercola and Klinghardt.  A well-established neurotoxin—a substance that is damaging to…

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