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Old 05-17-2007, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A type of chromium highlighted in the film "Erin Brockovich" causes cancer in lab animals when they drink it in water, and it could be harmful to people, the U.S. National Institutes of Health said on Wednesday.

Hexavalent chromium, also called chromium 6, already has been shown to cause lung cancer when inhaled and is controlled by the Environmental Protection Agency as well as by states.

http://www.reuters.com/article/healt...25458820070517
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Old 05-17-2007, 03:43 PM
 
Location: PALM BEACH, FL.
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The ironic part is that Vitamin C actually accelerates the damage to the DNA fifteen fold when the subject is exposed to chromium 6. Most think that C good.
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