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By Joel Hood, South Florida Sun-Sentinel From afar, South Florida's golden-sand coastline might look postcard-perfect, but a new two-year study of beaches in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Miami found sand tainted with E. coli and other potentially harmful bacteria in levels 100 to 1,000 times greater than what's in the water lapping at the shore. So, is beach sand making us sick? The best research so far says, possibly. Scientists know E. coli can harm us. They're finding it and other...
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