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Mercury and lead warning for imported Chinese medicines

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Once again, a serious warning against taking Traditional Chinese remedies Press release: Toxic poisoning alert for online Chinese medicines : MHRA. The MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, U.K.) today warned people not to buy or use potentially dangerous unlicensed Chinese medicines sold online after some products were found to contain excessive levels of…

Discredited Geiers disciplined in several states, still can run autism clinics in two

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Controversial autism doctor loses license elsewhere, but can still practice in Missouri, Illinois. Dr. Mark Geier has opened eight autism treatment clinics called ASD Centers across the country but is only allowed to practice at two of them — in St. Peters and Springfield, Ill. Missouri and Illinois are among the last states to seek…

Traditional Chinese insomnia product sparks warning from Health Canada over excessive mercury

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[Chung Lien Kulin Brand] Anshen Bunai Pian – Foreign Product Alert 2012-01-25 – Health Canada. [Chung Lien Kulin Brand] Anshen Bunai Pian is promoted as a traditional Chinese medicine used for restlessness and insomnia symptoms in adults. The Hong Kong Department of Health (DH) warned consumers to not use this product after it was found…

FDA warns about high mercury in skin products

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Consumer Updates > Mercury Poisoning Linked to Skin Products. Federal health officials are warning consumers not to use skin creams, beauty and antiseptic soaps, or lotions that might contain mercury. The products are marketed as skin lighteners and anti-aging treatments that remove age spots, freckles, blemishes and wrinkles, says Gary Coody, national health fraud coordinator…

Banned Ayurvedic supplements are poisonous problem in NYC

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City blames Ayurvedic dietary supplements for lead poisonings  – NY Daily News. City health officials are blaming banned dietary supplements popular with many South Asian immigrants for two non-fatal lead poisoning cases this year. Specialists in Ayurveda — derived from the 5,000-year-old Indian system of medicine — contend the treatments are largely effective and safe.…

Cloaked UFO parked near Mercury. Or too much Sci-Fi.

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Awesome NASA Video Captures What Looks Like An Alien Spaceship A camera on board NASA’s STEREO A satellite seems to have captured video of an unknown object that looks like an actual spaceship. The unknown object appeared when a Sun’s coronal mass ejection (CME) reached planet Mercury. Watch the video and judge by yourself. You…

Vaccine difficulties: proposed ban on mercury and vaccinated kids getting measles

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Suggested ban on mercury could threaten vaccines – CTV News. Scientists are warning officials negotiating a global treaty on mercury that banning the deadly chemical completely would be dangerous for public health because of the chemical’s use in vaccines. “Not being able to use mercury is not a viable option,” said David Wood, a WHO…