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Mercury Ups Heart Disease Risk

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April 29, 2002
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Finnish men with the highest concentrations of mercury in their hair also had the highest death rates from cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure and stroke, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Asia Pacific Scientific Forum.

HONOLULU, April 24 – Finnish men with the highest concentrations of mercury in their hair also had the highest death rates from cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure and stroke, according to a study presented today at the American Heart Association’s Asia Pacific Scientific Forum.


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