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Report links chemical byproducts in indoor pools to cancer, respiratory risks

September 14th, 2010

That strong chemical smell that smacks you in the face when you walk into a room with an indoor pool may be unpleasant, but being in the water could be a health risk. A study released Sunday that will appear in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives finds that swimming in chemical-laden indoor pools could cause a type of DNA damage that has been linked to bladder cancer and respiratory problems.
The study is the first to take such a close look at the byproducts of disinfectants in indoor pools, and the first to formally research genetic toxicity in swimmers exposed to those byproducts, according to the researchers.

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Pesticides, ADHD and what we can do about it

May 17th, 2010

After reading today’s news about yet another study linking pesticides to yet another health issue, in this case ADHD, I thought maybe this time, we’ll pay attention to this dark undercurrent in modern life. Perhaps now, with 3-7 percent of kids affected by ADHD, and the disorder possibly triggered by pesticide exposure, we’ll finally see that it really is something in the water — and the food — that’s causing this crisis.

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