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What is Toxicology?

To know if your environment impacts your health, we rely on research in the field of toxicology. What is toxicology? We’re here to break down the jargon. Read this primer...

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Tap Water Effects on Hair and Skin

Ultimate Guide: Tap Water Effects on Hair and Skin

Is chlorine or hard water bad for your hair and skin? From irritated skin and itchy scalp to eczema, dandruff, and hair loss, read on to learn how your water...

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Total THMs and HAA5 in Drinking Water Quick Guide

Quick Guide: Trihalomethanes and HAA5/HAA9

Chlorine remains the leading method of water disinfection in the United States due to its cost-effectiveness. However, it is widely understood that chlorination may result in some unintended consequences. Read more to learn...

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Bottled Water Fads Exposed

Bottled Water Fads Exposed

Plain drinking water is now having to stand up against trendy options like alkaline water, hydrogenated water, hyper-oxygenated water, and even CBD water. Read more to discover whether there's any...

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Best water test 2024 - Tap Score

The Best Water Testing Kits of 2024

The New York Times Wirecutter has named Tap Score the “best water quality test kit for your home”. Tap Score testing not only offers accurate results for over 1000+ contaminants,...

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Radioactivity in Drinking Water

Is My Water Radioactive?

Radioactivity–it can cause irreparable damage to your body that stays hidden for years, or even across generations. Here's a guide to help you understand what radiation really is, what the...

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The Ultimate Tap Water Odor Guide

The Ultimate Tap Water Odor Guide

Sometimes, tap water can carry odors that make you second guess your water quality. In this ultimate guide to smelly water, we'll cover all the stinks and their sources so...

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Radon in Air and Water - Tap Score Guide to Radon

Radon Gas in Air and Water

Radon gas is an imperceptible threat affecting 1 in 15 homes across the US at a level above which the EPA recommends corrective action. A naturally occurring radioactive element, radon...

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SimpleLab Bottled Water Study 2022

Bottled Water Study: Study Design

We tested 100 different bottled water products, including Dasani, Aquafina and Liquid Death, and smaller, privately labeled products in the pursuit of answering two questions: (1) What is bottled water...

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