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Can Tap Water Help Your Bottom Line?

Posted: January 9, 2009

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The American Council of Science and Health (ACSH) just posted today their “Top 10 Unfounded Health Scares of 2008.” One of these unfounded scares is: “Pharmaceuticals can be found in our drinking water.” ACSH’s bottom-line conclusion is: “No negative health effects have ever been observed as the result of trace levels of pharmaceuticals in drinking water supplies. New technology allows us to find minute levels of scary-sounding chemicals in many substances we come in contact with every day, but such small amounts do not pose a health risk. Remember, the dose makes the poison!”