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In a matter of seconds, the X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy scanner can identify if an item contains arsenic, bromine, cadmium, chlorine, lead, and mercury, and at what levels. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

A healthy choice: Check for toxins in your home

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WILLMAR -- Toxins have a bad way of showing up in places we don't expect, like toys for children.

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar was able to convince Congress to place restrictions on lead in children's toys after 4-year-old Jarnell Brown of Minnesota swallowed a heart-shaped pendant and died Feb. 22, 2006, of lead poisoning.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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