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Three years ago most Americans probably didn’t suspect that dangerous amounts of lead, a toxic heavy metal, could be lurking in their drinking water. But that was before the devastating lead contamination in Flint became a national news fixture. Lead can find its way into your water through a variety of methods. Often, lead contamination […]

The addition of fluoride into public drinking water has been a contentious issue ever since the practice began in the 1950s. On one side are a host of respected medical associations insisting the practice is safe and helps prevent widespread tooth decay. Opposing them are arguments that mass fluoridation is unethical, unhealthy, or unnecessary. What […]