Those silver fillings in your mouth are mercury in disguise

Dental WorkAs a kid, I was among those who didn’t really get it about great oral hygiene. Consequently I ended up with a lot of fillings in my mouth. Over the years, I’ve wondered about how safe these “silver” fillings really were, especially with all the media attention about mercury. An article today brought the seriousness home.

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EPA says saccharin no longer considered a carcinogen

After being ballyhooed in the 1980’s as a potential cause of cancer, saccharin and its salts have now been delisted from the EPA’s list of hazardous substances.

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