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Chlorinated Tap Water Associated With Increase In Food Allergies
2012-12-03 11:49:39

Chlorine has long been added to tap water in many communities to ensure it is free of bugs and bacteria. The chemical is also found in many other household items, as well as in pesticides that are often used to treat produce.

2010-03-17 09:23:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Westchester patient takes aspirin for pain, but develops rashes and hives. A Bronx patient with a gastrointestinal problem caused by bacteria is prescribed penicillin, then passes out.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.