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Vitamin C-Infused Shower Heads Could Improve Your Skin And Hair

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 18:36

Vitamin C-infused shower heads are believed to reduce chlorine in your tap water, which could result in healthier hair and skin.

Chemical Contaminants In Great Lakes May Harm Human Health

'Newly Emerging' Chemicals Found In Great Lakes May Affect Health

By | Sun, 11/24/2013 - 19:42

"Newly emerging" chemical contaminants in the Great Lakes basin may affect human health, as pharmaceutical drugs and antibacterials increasingly found in water.

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Kenyan Boy's Bucket List Raises Awareness Of Safe Drinking Water

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 17:49

A four-year-old Kenyan boy named Nkaitole shares his bucket list in a video that explains how one in five children die before the age of five in his home village.

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Sun Safety Health Tip Of The Day: Friday

By | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:35

Drink plenty of water as a thirst-quenching sun safety strategy.

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Billion-Year-Old Water May Help Scientists Understand How To Survive On Mars

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 13:15

Water trapped underground for more than a billion years could yield undiscovered life forms.

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Bottled Water May Be "Less Safe" Than Tap Water

By | Wed, 01/02/2013 - 10:55

Scientists found that pricey bottled water is subject to far less stringent testing than tap water.

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Tap Water Pesticide Associated With Food Allergies

By | Mon, 12/03/2012 - 10:19

A study has found that pesticides in tap water might partially explain the rise of food allergies in the US.

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Researchers Confirm the Presence of Water on Mercury's Surface

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 12:38

NASA has confirmed that Mercury has water on or near its surface.

Small Sachets Are Big Help for Clean Water in Developing World

By | Thu, 11/29/2012 - 10:29

P&G works with international and local humanitarian groups such as Care, World Vision and Save the Children to get the sachets to areas where dirty water is a leading cause of illness and death.

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Deadly 'Superbug' Found in Water Treatment Plants

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 11:48

The concern is that the plants are putting sewage workers at risk for contracting the bacteria, and that plants that do not treat water with chlorine may be leaving the most lethal strains.

Drinking Water

Too Much Water Can Be Dangerous

By | Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:36

Water is essential to your health. Without a sufficient amount of water intake your body becomes dehydrated, but can too much water be hazardous to one's health?

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180,000-Year-Old Mutation Allowed Humans to Become Vegetarians and Move Out of Africa

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 12:28

Early humans were able to move from Africa after a single genetic mutation allowed them to become vegetarians, scientists claim.

Drinking Water

Inventor Has Developed a Way to Make Drinking Water From Thin Air

By | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 14:12

A French company has developed a wind turbine that allows people to extract drinking water from thin air.

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Brain-Eating Bacteria that Killed Two Caused by Tap Water in Neti Pots; CDC Does Not Know How They Entered Homes

By | Thu, 08/23/2012 - 12:16

The researchers concluded that the neti pots were to blame, because in neither case could family members say if the victims had been swimming in freshwater prior their deaths.