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Fluoride is Dangerous, But Hexavalent Chromium (in Your Water Supply) May be Far Worse


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By Dr. Mercola

In December of 2010, Environmental Working Group (EWG) published the results of the first national investigation of suspected carcinogen chromium-6 (also known as hexavalent chromium) in the drinking water of 35 cities around the United States. EWG supporters submitted tap water samples from their own communities—this study represents a consumer-driven groundswell of interest in water safety by an increasing number of you who are taking proactive roles regarding your health.


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