Elevated Cadmium Levels Linked to Liver Disease in Men, Johns Hopkins University Study  
5/10/2013 7:35:24 AM

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People with higher levels of cadmium in their urine -- evidence of chronic exposure to the heavy metal found in industrial emissions and tobacco smoke -- appear to be nearly 3.5 times more likely to die of liver disease than those with lower levels, according to a study by Johns Hopkins scientists.

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