Demystifying Medicine Video



This video explores the effects of mercury on the body that is consumed through fish. It gives a brief overview on symptoms, explores a case study, and provides details on what government officials recommend to mitigate the exposure of mercury through fish consumption.

Subscribe to the McMaster Demystifying Medicine YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Demystifyin...

This video is provided for general and educational information only. Please consult your health care provider for Information about your health.

[Please complete our feedback form]









 



Author Details

 


References

(0:00-8:15)

  • Images were retrieved from flaticon.com, Biorender.com, and Powtoon.com

(0:10 - 0:54)

(0:54-1:20)

  • Clarkson, T. W. (1997). The toxicology of mercury. Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences, 34(4), 369-403.

(1:25-2:40)

(2:40-5:00)

  • Ilyniak, N. (2014). Mercury poisoning in grassy narrows: Environmental injustice, colonialism, and capitalist expansion in Canada. McGill Sociological Review, 4, 43-66.
  • Philibert, A., Fillion, M., & Mergler, D. (2020). Mercury exposure and premature mortality in the Grassy Narrows First Nation community: a retrospective longitudinal study. The Lancet Planetary Health, 4(4), e141-e148.

(5:00-8:15)




Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act (AODA)

 

The Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. If there is an accessibility issue with this website, please contact us at fhsaoda@mcmaster.ca.