NY Daily News - "The Daily Checkup: Elevated Mercury Levels Pose Special Risks For Kids And Pregnant Women"

 – July 4, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

A pediatrician who specializes in environmental health at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Maida Galvez helps families and communities with concerns about exposures to toxins like mercury, lead and chemicals in plastics. "People who frequently eat fish are at potential risk of exposure to mercury, which enters fish habitats when released into the air through industrial pollution," says Dr. Galvez. "By simply choosing fish lower in mercury and avoiding the highest-mercury fish, you can protect yourself and your family from over exposure." Learn more