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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Environmental Release of Mercury from Broken Compact Fluorescent Lamps
Abstract: This article presents an original study on the releases of mercury (Hg) from broken compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) under various environmental conditions. Results provide useful implications in guiding the handling and treatment of CFLs during and after use.
Source: Environmental Engineering Science
URL: http://www.liebertpub.com/contentframe.aspx?code=bMB37X2HmhW
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Integrating Multi-media Measurements of Mercury in the Great Lakes Region
Abstract: The purpose of the collaborative project for "Integrating Multimedia Measurements of Mercury in the Great Lakes" is to facilitate the accessibility of environmental mercury data. The project will compile a wide variety of mercury data for the Great Lakes region and analyze these data to address key questions about environmental mercury contamination and the exposure and effects on fish and wildlife.
Source: Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI)
URL: http://www.briloon.org/mercuryconnections/greatlakes/archive

Mercury - Cool But Dangerous
Abstract: Video showing how mercury spilled in your home can harm your family's health. Mercury is something many people have played with as a child and it looks cool.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz-T1uyDIwE&feature=share&lis
t=UU9g7KNGawAqshlon4MOPnCg

Mercury - Something in the Air
Abstract: Video showing how vapors from spilled mercury can harm your family's health. Spilled mercury can be hazardous and harm your nervous system and kidneys.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OsiMf6OEsQ&feature=youtu.be

Mercury in the Environment
Abstract: A comprehensive source of information for environmental managers, health professionals, scientists, and the interested public, Mercury in the Environment summarizes mercury cycling and transport and dynamics in terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric environments and exposure and effects in humans and wildlife.
Source: Dartmouth
URL: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~toxmetal/assets/pdf/mercurytextboo
k.pdf

Mercury Poison Linked to Autism
Abstract: A Swinburne University survey of 522 Australian survivors of pink disease - a form of mercury poisoning common in the early 20th century - found that one in 25 of their 398 grandchildren aged six to 12 had an autism spectrum disorder. The prevalence is six times higher than the one in 160 diagnosed in the general population.
Source: The Age
URL: http://www.theage.com.au/national/mercury-poison-linked-to-a
utism-20110809-1iky6.html

Mercury, elemental (CASRN 7439-97-6)
Abstract: Health assessment information on elemental mercury based on a comprehensive review of chronic toxicity data.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ncea/iris/subst/0370.htm

Mercury: Detroit Regional Poison Control Presentation on the Human Health Effects
Abstract: Susan Smolinske speaking.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBsAb6zCUFI&feature=youtu.be

Seafood Choices: Balancing Risks and Benefits
Abstract: This report explores the decision-making process for selecting seafood by assessing the evidence on availability of specific nutrients from seafood compared to other food sources to obtain the greatest nutritional benefits.
Source: National Academies of Sciences
URL: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11762

What You Need to Know about Mercury in Fish and Shellfish: 2004 EPA and FDA Advice
Abstract: By following the recommendations for selecting and eating fish or shellfish, women and young children will receive the benefits of eating fish and shellfish and be confident that they have reduced their exposure to the harmful effects of mercury.
Source: EPA
URL: http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/fishshellfish/outrea
ch/advice_index.cfm

What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish: Advice for Women Who Might Become Pregnant, Women Who Are Pregnant, Nursing Mothers, Young Children
Abstract: Provides facts and safety tips for pregnant women and mothers about the consumption of mercury-containing fish.
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm110591.
htm

 


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