Drugs in Drinking Water of at least 41 Million Americans

There are drugs in the drinking water. All sorts of pharmaceuticals — including antibiotics, sex hormones, anti-convulsion drugs, psychiatric drugs, painkillers, epileptic medications, and chemicals to treat high cholesterol, have been found in drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans, according to a stunning investigation conducted by the Associated Press.

A fish out of water

A fish out of water and a human without water are not so very different. A fish can survive outside water for a few minutes, while a human being can last only a matter of days without fresh drinking water. Our need for water is more immediate than our need for food, because we can live for thirty days or more without eating. Only air is more critical to short term survival than water.

Cocaine in the water

Archaeologists have always been known to check the waste of societies for important clues about life. Now they’ve got company. A recent news article, describing new activity by government scientists, caught my eye. These federal investigators in white coats have developed a taste for waste-testing. They have begun the fascinating task of studying America’s wastewater, intent on finding out just how much cocaine people might be snarfling up their noses.

The United States Insatiable Appetite For Illegal Drugs

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Mexico City Wednesday stating that an “insatiable” appetite in the United States for illegal drugs is to blame for much of the violence that has ravaged Mexico in the past year. Thousands in Mexico have died while rival drug cartels reportedly battle for smuggling routes and drug distribution territories. Wow, I agree with Hillary Clinton, almost.

San Diego Fluoridation Hearing Notice 2008

Health minded individuals living in San Diego, California are requesting your help in turning out hundreds of fluoridation opponents at a San Diego City Council meeting which will be held on June 10th at 2pm. Even if you don’t live in the San Diego area, you may know someone who does who may wish to attend this meeting. This is too important for anyone who is against fluoridation to ignore.