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Drinking groundwater containing arsenic has been linked to increased incidence of cancer

The National Health Research Institute in China had a study conducted which showed that people who frequently drank ground water high in arsenic were at greater risk of developing cancer. This can be avoided by filtering the water. Arsenic in groundwater can also cause pancreatic problems, dementia, retinal problems, diabetes and cardiovascular problems.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Taipei Times

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About: Drinking groundwater containing arsenic has been linked to increased incidence of cancer

Date: 17 October 2004

Source: Taipei Times

URL: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2004/10/17/2003207226

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