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Drugs Found in Tap Water!

drugstapwater.jpgResearchers are learning that alot of the pharmecutical drugs that we take on a day-to-day basis are not being filtered properly from our water and waste water treatment facilities. Some of the active ingredients in things like cholesterol fighters, tranquilizers and anti-epileptic medications actually resist our current treatment processes. These chemicals are finding their way, albeit in low doses, into the tap water faucets of millions of families across the U.S.

Scientists are unsure of the effect that prolonged low-dose exposure to these drugs will cause in people and admit that more research needs to be done. But you may think twice before taking another sip.

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