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in drinking water from household plumbing that can introduce lead from lead pipes, lead solder, or fixtures with lead alloys. Lead levels in drinking water increase with acidic and …
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https://www.nwhu.on.ca/ourservices/EnvironmentalHealth/Pages/Lead.aspx

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contamination of the air, whether inside or outside, can lead to wide range of health issues: … If you have questions, concerns or complaints related to any of the listed air quality …
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https://www.nwhu.on.ca/ourservices/EnvironmentalHealth/Pages/Air-Quality.aspx

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The Northwestern Health Unit works to detect and identify health hazards in our region and … Learn more about arsenic, lead, mercury, uranium and other potential hazards in your home. …
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https://www.nwhu.on.ca/ourservices/EnvironmentalHealth/Pages/HealthHazards.aspx

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Mercury is a naturally occurring element that is a liquid at room temperature.  Mercury is … respiratory tract and lungs, and can lead to death from respiratory failure. Long-term …
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https://www.nwhu.on.ca/ourservices/EnvironmentalHealth/Pages/Mercury.aspx

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Radon is a dangerous gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium that is found in rocks … gas can cause damage to a person’s lung tissue and this lung damage can lead to lung cancer. …
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https://www.nwhu.on.ca/ourservices/EnvironmentalHealth/Pages/Radon.aspx