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Does scouring a stainless-steel pan cause it to release metals into food?

The claim is wildly overblown TL;DR While chromium and nickel (and iron) do leach into your food from stainless steel, they do so in forms and levels which are safe, even essential. Chromium and ...
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In the event of a siren warning the public of a gas leak, is it actually advisable to listen to the radio when smelling gas?

The Finnish website pelastustoimi advises to listen to the radio in the event of smelling gas. Yes, but that needs to be put into context. As stated, one might think this is what one should do if one ...
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In the event of a siren warning the public of a gas leak, is it actually advisable to listen to the radio when smelling gas?

This advice is obviously for a chemical leak that occurred outside of the house (e.g., a leak at a chemical plant), as opposed to a natural gas leak that occurred inside the house (e.g., a break in a ...
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