Monday, March 10, 2008

Drugs Found in Drinking Water Nation Wide

A vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics,
anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found
in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, an
Associated Press investigation shows.

But the presence of so many prescription drugs — and over-the-counter
medicines like acetaminophen and ibuprofen — in so much of our drinking
water is heightening worries among scientists of long-term consequences
to human health.

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