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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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Obama Fights for Cleaner Air & Water

It was announced yesterday that the EPA completed the first-ever national standards in an effort to reduce the amount of toxins being produced by power plants, the largest pollution source in the U.S.…

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What Sled Dogs Tell Us About Mercury

  By Denise Maher from Alternahealthgirl, Moms Clean Air Force guest blogger What will happen if our bodies are continually exposed to mercury? To answer that question, scientists in Alaska…

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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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Fixing Food On Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day, a day when bloggers around the world write about one important global topic. This year's topic is FOOD. How we farm and how we eat may prove to be one of the largest issues o…

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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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