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Mercury Dental Amalgam use in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Impacts on Health and Environment

Experts at a stakeholders meeting call upon the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government to ban the use of Mercury Amalgam, a toxic substance, in dentistry. The meeting on "Mercury Dental Amalgam use in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Impacts on Health and Environment" was jointly organized by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), KPK, and SDPI at Peshawar. The experts said mercury vapours can cause damages to human central nervous system, kidneys, lungs, immune system, eyes and skin. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...

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