Face-Painting at the Festival, and Its Aftermath

This medical report suggests a possible drawback to having children get their faces painted, at least at some Dragon Boat Festivals: “A cultural practice of drinking realgar wine leading to elevated urinary arsenic and its potential health risk,” Ying-Nan Zhang, Guo-Xin Sun, Paul N. Williams, Qing Huang, Yong-Guan Zhu, Environment International, 2011 Jul;37(5):889-92. The authors, […]