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Breastfeeding may protect babies from arsenic exposure

(Reuters Health) – Babies who are breastfed have lower arsenic exposure than babies who are fed formula, according to a new study.

The powder and water used to make the baby formula may be sources of arsenic, which occurs naturally in the environment and in large doses is linked to serious health problems, the researchers write in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. 392 more words

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Tap water vs rain water

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February is nearly over and we’ve had the hottest month on record in Adelaide, with zero rainfall.  It’s summer and we live with it but there is a downside for many plants.   456 more words

Berkey Water Purification System

I sometimes like to write posts about my favourite health ‘gadgets’. I’m a pretty simple girl, so my cast iron skillet and Le Cruset roasting dish usually top the list of favourite household items, but I’ve recently been enjoying the wonders of really clean water thanks for our Berkey Water Purification System. 791 more words

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Water company switching to new chlorine treatment process

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – It’s that time of year again. Iowa American Water has announced that it is adjusting its treatment process in the Iowa Quad Cities starting this week as part of its ongoing water main flushing program. 577 more words

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The Importance of H20

The Importance of H20

Ever wonder how much water you actually drink in a day? Or maybe how much water you don’t drink? Maybe just reading this makes you begin to wonder when the last time was that you actually had a drop of pure H20 enter your body. 533 more words

Healthy Habits

Gardena Residents Demand Answers And Solution For Dirty Tap Water

GARDENA (CBSLA.com) — Residents demanded answers from a local water company Thursday during a meeting that was held to address tap water complaints.

The quality of the water in Gardena has not made any progress, and it looks as though Golden State Water Co. 171 more words

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Studies show fluoridated tap water can have negative effect on health

Andreas Yilma - Special to the Southern News 

Most toothpaste boxes have a portion that reads drug facts on the back. Underneath that it states sodium fluoride. 535 more words

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