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NEWS: Nunavut June 28, 2012 - 3:35 pm

Photo: Nunavut issues ringed seal liver warning

DAVID MURPHY
Dr. Geraldine Osborne, Nunavut's chief medical officer, presents findings from the 2007-2008 Inuit Health Survey Contaminant Assessment. Its findings suggest pregnant women and women of childbearing age should avoid eating ringed seal liver due to its high mercury content. A feast is being held at 6 p.m. June 28 at the Anglican Perish Hall in Iqaluit, where more information about the survey will be shared. Read more about the findings of the survey on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY DAVID MURPHY)
Dr. Geraldine Osborne, Nunavut's chief medical officer, presents findings from the 2007-2008 Inuit Health Survey Contaminant Assessment. Its findings suggest pregnant women and women of childbearing age should avoid eating ringed seal liver due to its high mercury content. A feast is being held at 6 p.m. June 28 at the Anglican Perish Hall in Iqaluit, where more information about the survey will be shared. Read more about the findings of the survey on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO BY DAVID MURPHY)

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