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Turmeric and myrhh protect against lead toxicity

Posted January 8, 2014

Lead is a ubiquitous industrial chemical and a potent neurotoxin. As such, lead toxicity remains a major public health concern worldwide. Fortunately, research suggests that turmeric root and myrrh can significantly mitigate lead’s toxic effects on the body.

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Consumption of lead contaminated water may increase risk of miscarriages and fetal death

Posted December 13, 2013

New research by Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Marc Edwards shows that fetal death rates in Washington, D.C., increased during two separate lead-in-water contamination events during 2000-2003 and 2007-2009.

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Turkey FUNdamentals: Leftovers

Posted April 30, 2012

Would you like a doggy bag to take home? asks the waiter. That would be great says the diner. Nearly half of her dinner remains on the plate and will make a quick second meal for another day. But wait. Heres the same diner calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Meat and Poultry Hotline the following day. I put a restaurant doggy bag in the back seat of my car last night, and when I came out to drive to work, there it sat. Is it safe if I heat it up again?

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