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Ask a Mortician- Is Embalming Dangerous?

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Published on Sep 21, 2015

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***CREDITS***

Mortician: Caitlin Doughty
Script Research: Sarah Troop
Flying Kitten Titles: Oliver Franklin Anderson

***LINKS & RESOURCES FROM THIS VIDEO***

Old Cemeteries, Arsenic, and Health Safety - http://waterindustry.org/arsenic-3.htm

Thomas Holmes- https://books.google.com/books?id=cM4...

Despite Risk, Embalmers Still Embrace Preservative- http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/21/bus...

Drinking Embalming Fluid- http://science.howstuffworks.com/scie...

Specific symptoms of formaldehyde exposure- The specific symptoms are listed in here, it wouldn't let me copy and paste it: http://www.nicnas.gov.au/communicatio...

More useful info on the study linking formaldehyde to cancer and embalming best practices-
http://nfda.org/additional-tools-emba...

Formaldehyde fumes possible culprit in making NZ university students and staff sick-
http://m.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/artic...

ALS And Funeral Directors: Formaldehyde Used In Embalming Fluids Could Boost Risk Of Death 4-Fold- http://www.hngn.com/articles/109273/2...

Toxins leaking from embalmed bodies in graveyards pose threat to the living-
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/new...

800,000 gallons of formaldehyde-based embalming fluid are buried in U.S. cemeteries every year- http://www.sevenponds.com/after-death...

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