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Mercury exposure from eating fish carries serious health risks, especially for developing fetuses. Read about EWG’s mercury research and learn how to avoid the dangers by using EWG’s Tuna Calculator.

Sunday, April 1, 2001

View and Download the report here: Brain Food

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Monday, November 1, 1999

Scientists and government officials, including a blue ribbon panel of the National Academy of Sciences, are growing increasingly concerned about the health threat that mercury contamination of commonly eaten fish may pose to the delicate, rapidly developing nervous systems of fetuses, infants and young children.

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Thursday, July 1, 1999

View and Download our report here: Up In Smoke

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Monday, June 1, 1998

View and Download the report here: Greening Hospitals

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Wednesday, December 17, 1997

Fish from more than 1,660 U.S. waterways are so contaminated with mercury that they should not be eaten or eaten only in limited amounts, according to federal health warnings analyzed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

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