FDA Warns Against Dental Amalgam Fillings for Children and Many Adults

Since the 1990s, patients with amalgam fillings have reported health problems that they believe are caused by their exposure to mercury. The amalgam is known to release small amounts of mercury over time, and while low levels of mercury vapor is not known to be harmful for most people, the long-term health risks of mercury inhalation are not clear.

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How Safe is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is an ingredient in cannabis and hemp that has taken the public by storm. But is CBD safe? There is currently no concrete, scientific evidence of its benefits besides treating pediatric epilepsy.

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The Dangers of Juuling

The popularity of a brand of e-cigarettes called “Juuls” is now exposing adolescents to high levels of nicotine, which can have harmful effects on their health and well-being.

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Are Some Birth Control Pills Too Risky?

YAZ, Yasmin, Beyaz, and other drospirenone hormonal birth control pills have been found to have an increased risk of serious blood clots. However, the FDA has not taken the pills off the market or demanded a black box warning.

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