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Weighing The Risks And Benefits Of Eating Fish

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Craving sushi but worried about mercury poisoning? With different numbers coming from different agencies, the federal government's advice on how much fish to eat may not be of much help. Health experts sort the science from the hype on mercury poisoning and fish.


Jane M. Hightower, MD, internal medicine physician, author, Diagnosis: Mercury; Money, Politics and Poison, San Francisco, Calif.

Joshua Cohen, research associate professor of medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass.



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