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Mercury

  • By: Leora Vegosen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Mercury is a toxic metal that can cause neurological damage, especially during early development. Mercury is transported globally in the atmosphere and seafood consumption is an important source of exposure.

The health effects of mercury depend on the dose, timing, and route ...

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