Study Finds Drugs Seeping Into Drinking Water

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An Associated Press investigation has found that trace amounts of drugs are seeping into drinking water supplies.

"A vast array of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers and sex hormones — have been found in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans," AP reports.

The drugs are concentrated in the water at quantities that are far below the recommended medical dosage, but some scientists worry that there could still be harmful effects for humans.

Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University, talks with guest host Rob Smith about the possible implications of drug-tainted tap water.



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