Food Safety
11:37 am
Mon June 17, 2013

How Much Mercury Are You Consuming?

 You’ve probably been warned not to eat too much tuna for fear of mercury poisoning. But new research in the Water, Air and Soil Pollution Journal indicates that mercury might be in more places than just fish. Dr. Jane Hightower is an internal medicine doctor at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and the author of "Diagnosis: Mercury: Money, Politics and Poison." She talks to David Hyde about the dangers of mercury and what it means for our diet.

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