Think Twice About Kids Drinking From School Fountains...
Did you know? Every day in America, almost 50 million students of public schools spend a great portion of their day in the school building. Within this long period, children could be in contact with possibly anything. Children play a...
Unexpected Health Hazards for Kids: Lead in Water
Most people in North America are lucky enough to be able to turn on their tap and drink clean-tasting, safe water. There is no immediate need to boil water or to buy jugs from the grocery store. So, what's the...
Nationwide Investigation: Unsafe Levels of Lead in Water
Lead in water has been a newsworthy topic in recent years. From the Flint Water Crisis in 2015 to recent Canada-wide tests reporting hazardous lead levels, there has been plenty of lead media coverage. But, why the concern? What are the health...
MINA Pitcher: A Solution to Lead Contaminated Water
A nationwide investigation on Canadian tap water revealed unsafe levels of lead across the country. Thousands of test results reported lead levels that exceed Health Canada’s safe level of lead, which is 0.005 mg/L (5 parts per billion). It’s no surprise, as a...
Health Hazards of Heavy Metals
Many of us are aware that chlorine is a harmful contaminant used in city water treatment to keep bacteria at bay. But, are you familiar with other contaminants that might be found in your water supply? Heavy metals are frequently...
Chlorine: Is Your Drinking Water Safe?
Reproduction Challenges Linked to Chlorine Chlorine is a chemical that is mixed into public drinking water to kill germs and bugs, to leave the water safe to drink. However, if chlorine is killing the germs and bugs, is it safe...
Chlorine: How Chlorine May Be Detrimental To Your Baby’s Health
Chlorine is a chemical element that is used in a wide variety of industries including swimming pools, cleaning detergents, bomb manufacturing, and unfortunately, public drinking water. Chlorine is used to treat water to eliminate harmful micro-bacteria and microorganisms so that...
5 Harms of Drinking Chlorine
Throughout most of North America, we have the privilege of being able to turn on our taps and benefit from a clean and bountiful source of water.  But have you ever thought about what else is flowing out of your faucet? ...
3 Harms of Drinking Lead
You wake up, turn on the tap, and fill up a glass with cold, clean water..or, so you think. Unfortunately, there are many contaminants present in tap water that most people aren’t aware of. For example, chlorine is a popular...