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Why Is Uranium In Drinking Water?

Why Is Uranium In Drinking Water?

Did you know that–despite popular belief–the dangers of uranium contamination in water mostly come from the toxic chemical effects of the heavy metal accumulation? Here's a quick guide to explain the concerns...

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Lead In Public School Drinking Water

Lead In Public School Drinking Water

While alarming, the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan is not a “one-off” example of lead poisoning through drinking water. Lead poisoning due to contaminated drinking water is a very real problem that continues...

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Arsenic in Tap Water–A Quick Guide

Arsenic in Tap Water–A Quick Guide

A Natural Resources Defense Council study reports that nearly 77 million Americans receive drinking water from systems that violate federal regulations for arsenic. Are you one of them? And what does this really...

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7 Heavy Metals Everyone Should Test For

7 Heavy Metals Everyone Should Test For

Many naturally occurring heavy metals are insidious threats that cannot be smelled, tasted, or seen. However, they can bioaccumulate–leading to detrimental health impacts. We have created a short, but crucial...

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