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Catch of the Decade: Changes in U.S. Seafood Consumption and MeHg Intake over Time

15:40 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | NIH

Exposure to methylmercury (MeHg) in fish is of grave concern to women of reproductive age because of the adverse health effects this toxicant can have on developing fetuses. MeHg also is linked to neurological and cardiovascular disease in adults.1 When inorganic mercury enters waterways, microorganisms convert it to toxic MeHg, which accumulates in the food […]

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