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Health Tip: Protect Kids From Mercury Exposure
Limit certain fish in their diet
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Mercury is commonly used in household items such as thermometers, and it may be found in high quantities in some types of fish.
Children are more prone than adults to the harmful effects of mercury, since kids' brains and nervous systems are still developing.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests how to protect children from exposure to mercury:
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