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Chlorine, Cancer and Heart Disease

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“We are quite convinced, based on this study, that there is an association between cancer and chlorinated water”
- Medical College Of Wisconsin research team

The addition of chlorine to our drinking water began in the late 1800s and by 1904 was the standard in water treatment, and for the most part remains so today. We don’t use chlorine because it’s the safest or even the most effective means of disinfection, we use it because it is the cheapest. In spite of all our technological advances, we essentially still pour bleach in our water before we drink it.

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