Posts Tagged "lead poisoning"

New safety rules for children's clothes have stores in a fit

Posted on Jan 16, 2009 in Health & Wellness

New safety rules for children’s clothes have stores in a fitMark Boster / Los Angeles Times A Goodwill store in Los Angeles is among those that will be required to pay for private testing for lead and phthalates of all clothing for those under age 13. Some owners say the cost of testing for toxic lead and phthalates will shut their businesses. The law goes into effect Feb. 10. By Alana Semuels January 2, 2009 Barring a reprieve, regulations set to take effect next month could force thousands of clothing retailers and thrift stores to throw away trunkloads of children’s clothing....

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Chelation Therapy Has Been Approved — by the FDA as a Treatment for Lead Poisoning

Posted on Oct 24, 2008 in Heavy Metals

Chelation therapy is a natural way to detoxify the body of toxic chemical and harmful metals (heavy metal poisoning). Chelation therapy involves the injection of ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA). It is a mean by which an organic substance (Edta) binds to minerals and ionized metals (electrically charged) such as iron, calcium, lead, copper, etc. The first use of Chelation is in Germany in 1930. A decade later, EDTA (ethylene diamine tetraacetic) was used by some American workers suffering from lead poisoning. After many medical studies, in 1950, Dr. Norman Clarke, director of...

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