Danger On Your Toothbrush: How Toothpaste May Be The Biggest Silent Health Threat We Face

Danger On Your Toothbrush: How Toothpaste May Be The Biggest Silent Health Threat We Face
Toxic Mint: How Toothpaste May Be The Most Dangerous Thing You Put In Your Mouth Without Knowing It Ah, that fresh-scrubbed, minty-clean feeling you get right after you brush your teeth–there’s really nothing like it. Of all the ridiculous, overblown commercial images out there, the image of a person getting their mouth hosed out with a torrent of blue or green spray in a toothpaste ad is perhaps one of the most accurate: it really feels like that.… Read the rest

BRAZIL MERCURY POISONING

BRAZIL MERCURY POISONING
Illegal mines in Brazil leaving behind legacy of mercury poisoning for natives Over 90 percent of indigenous communities in Brazil’s Amazon have been affected by mercury poisoning, according to a new study. The joint study conducted by the Brazilian health foundation Fiocruz, the Hutukara Yanomami Association, the Yekuana Association, and the Brazilian NGO Socio-Environmental Institute tested hair samples from indigenous people in 19 different communities in one region of Brazil’s Amazon.… Read the rest