Elemental mercury, also known as quicksilver, is recognized as that silvery, metallic goo found in old thermometers. It has been used in a variety of industrial processes for many years so the health effects of exposure are well known. Remember the zany Mad Hatter character from the Lewis Carroll novel and Disney classic Alice in… More Do not let kids play with mercury!
When you go to the doctor you expect to hear about your blood pressure, your weight, or your risk of STDs or heart attack. But your doctor should also be asking you how much fish you eat. FISH? Why fish? Well, from a health standpoint, this is a tricky one. Fish are a great source… More Why your doctor should be asking you about fish