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1 in 3 Hospitals in Developing World Lack Running Water July 03, 2016

Clean water essential for surgeries, hygiene, infection control, researchers say

Cities May Have Distinct Microbial 'Citizens,' Too April 19, 2016

Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

Nitrogen From Fertilizers Poses Long-Term Threat to Drinking Water: Study March 15, 2016

Signs of contamination detected 8 inches underground

Study: Global Water Crisis Worse Than Thought February 12, 2016

Two-thirds of world's population experience severe water shortage at least one month a year, researchers find

New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015 January 03, 2016

Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers August 03, 2015

Experts had assumed that soil would help to filter human waste

Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study July 15, 2015

Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts June 23, 2015

International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies June 03, 2015

Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water May 14, 2015

Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

Be a Responsible Camper May 03, 2015

Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study February 23, 2015

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

Those Little Gas Spills When You Fill Up May Harm the Environment October 10, 2014

Splashes add up to nearly 400 gallons a decade at typical service station, study says

EPA Wants Less Dental Mercury Entering Environment October 06, 2014

U.S. government agency preparing rule to limit discharge of cavity-filling material

Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study October 03, 2014

Women who were exposed had higher rates of stillbirth, placenta problems, researchers say

1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds June 25, 2014

Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

Pavement Sealant Ban Linked to Cleaner Lake Water June 24, 2014

Lake that receives city water runoff contains less potential cancer-causing chemicals after ban, study finds

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