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Pharmaceuticals found In Drinking Water

PHARMAWATER I Pharmaceuticals found in drinking water, affecting wildlife and maybe humans By JEFF DONN, MARTHA MENDOZA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press Writers A vast array of pharmaceuticals including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, …

Water Fluoridation and Cancer Risk

More than 65 years after fluoride was first added to drinking water in some parts of the United States, there is still controversy about the possible health effects of drinking water fluoridation. Many people have strong views either for or against water fluoridation. Their concerns are based on everything from legitimate scientific research, to freedom …

Pharmaceuticals found In Drinking Water in California

By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune  Follow on Twitter on April 08, 2013 at 6:28 PM, updated April 08, 2013 at 6:38 PM A wide mix of modern chemicals, including popular prescription drugs, chemical constituents of plastics, and ingredients of sunscreen, were found in both raw water and treated drinking water at five water treatment …