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  • Nerves of Mercury
    Nerves of Mercury
    Studies of the neurobehavioral toxicity of mercury on children suggest that no level of mercury exposure can be considered safe, but pressure from the fish industry may be preventing safety limits...
  • Pregnant Vegans at Risk for Iodine Deficiency
    Pregnant Vegans at Risk for Iodine Deficiency
    Disinfectants used to sanitize cow udder may provide a source of iodine for dairy consumers but can also increase the concentration of pus in milk from cows with staph infection mastitis.
  • Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
    Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
    A reclassification of tanning beds as a category 1 carcinogen underscores the importance of vitamin D supplementation for those at risk for deficiency.
  • Is Stevia Good For You?
    Is Stevia Good For You?
    How much of this natural sweetener can be considered safe?
  • Fungal Toxins in Apples
    Fungal Toxins in Apples
    Researchers report levels of a fungal toxin in organic and conventional apple juice.
  • Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught
    Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught
    The levels of industrial pollutants found in aquaculture.
  • What Is Really in Hot Dogs?
    What Is Really in Hot Dogs?
    What percentage of a hot dog is actually muscle tissue?
  • Doctors’ Nutritional Ignorance
    Doctors’ Nutritional Ignorance
    Medical education continues to underemphasize clinical nutrition.
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