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Trump EPA Dismisses Risks in Tap Water

The cancer-causing chemical 1,4-dioxane, which contaminates the drinking water of millions of Americans

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EWG’s Tap Water Database Drives Research

Since 2005, Environmental Working Group’s Tap Water Database has been the authoritative source for consumers, journalists and researchers who want to know about contaminants in the nation’s drinking water. The latest peer-reviewed study using the database, conducted by the Silent Spring Institute and EWG, … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Water: Quenching Our Thirst for Health

You know that regular water is important for hydration and for the body’s systems to run smoothly. But have you heard of the potential health benefits of hydrogen water? Touted around the world as an incredible cure for many ailments … Continue reading

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Beauty Checklist: 5 Ways To Start Your Day

You’ve probably had the same lackluster morning routine for years: Wash your face. Brush your teeth. Take

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Cancer-Causing Solvent TCE Taints Tap Water

Tap water supplies for more than 14 million Americans are contaminated with a cancer-causing industrial solvent made notorious by the book and film “A Civil Action,” according to an Environmental Working Group investigation released today. The chemical is trichloroethylene, or TCE. Under … Continue reading

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The 7 Day Hydrating Meal Plan

Drinking water is essential.   It balances body fluids. Your body is composed of about 60 percent water and performs vital functions such as protecting your organs and tissues, regulating your body temperature and carrying nutrients and oxygen to your cells—essentially it … Continue reading

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Fluorinated Chemical Pollution Spreading

WASHINGTON – Two decades after pollution from highly toxic fluorinated chemicals was first reported in American communities and drinking water, the number of known contamination sites is growing rapidly, with no end in sight. The latest update of an interactive map by … Continue reading

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Farm Runoff Causing Drinking Water Pollution

AMES, Iowa – A new report from the Environmental Working Group, reveals that the U.S. Department

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5 Easy Make-At-Home Infused Waters

You know you should drink more water, but those sugary drinks all aglow in the vending machine in

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170 Million Americans Drink Radioactive Water

WASHINGTON – Drinking water for more than 170 million Americans in all 50 states contains radioactive elements that may increase the risk of cancer, according to an EWG investigation released today. Radiation in tap water is a serious health threat, especially during … Continue reading

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