Health and Wellness : Six million Americans have lead-tainted water in homes, schools: report

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    Six million Americans have lead-tainted water in homes, schools: report


    Washington (AFP) - Some six million Americans have drinking water tainted with higher levels of lead than allowed by US federal guidelines, the USA Today reported on Thursday ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/six-million-americans-lead-tainted-water-homes-schools-143624017.html

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    Children are the population most vulnerable to the pernicious effects of lead, a toxin which affects the neurological system and can lead to permanent learning delays and behavioral problems (AFP Photo/Bill Pugliano)


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    That's very very shocking. Luckily i use a filter.
     
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    Good deal Na11, stay safe and protected.

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    When the Water goes Framily, its all over.

    India has the most people without clean water, report says


    NEW DELHI (AP) — India has the world's highest number of people without access to clean water — imposing a major financial burden for some of the country's poorest people, according to a report released Tuesday ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/india-home-worlds-highest-number-without-clean-water-030155305.html

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    A water man or locally called as 'bhari' leaves to deliver water to houses after filling from a roadside hand pump while in Kolkata, India, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. A report says India has the world's highest number of people without access to clean water. The international charity Water Aid says 75.8 million Indians or 5 percent of the country's 1.25 billion population are forced to either buy water at high rates or use supplies that are contaminated with sewage or chemicals. (AP Photo/ Bikas Das)

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