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Environmental mercury still a public health risk to many

Capital Eye by Randi Bjornstad

Capital Eye by Randi Bjornstad

There’s been a continuing flap for years over the use of thimerosal – a mercury-based preservative – in vaccines, especially those given to infants and toddlers as part of the battery of early preventive inoculations.

But mercury in the overall environment also presents a serious health threat to many people, with the potential of causing severe nervous system disorders as

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