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Is aluminum harmful?

Aluminum is a metallic element that is found combined with other elements in the earth's crust. It is also found in small amounts in soil, water, and many foods. Aluminum is used in medicine and dentistry and in many products such as foil, cans, pots and pans, airplanes, siding, and roofs. High levels of aluminum in the body can be harmful.

This answer is based on source information from the National Cancer Institute.

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