Politics & Government

April 11, 2008 2:53 PM

Drugs in drinking water: Do we need to care?

The unending list of contaminants in water and elsewhere is a growing public burden. Asked if they faced more health risks than past generations, majorities of Americans polled in 1980 said yes. Asked a similar question in 2003, they said yes again. So why are experts relatively unfazed?

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