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What are the health benefits of using activated charcoal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Activated charcoal: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/activated-charcoal-uses-risks
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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