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Over 90 percent of U.S. Drinking water is treated with chlorine. This treatment removes bacteria that lead to many diseases including dystenery, typhoid fever and cholera. Unfortunately, several recent studies have discovered links between chlorine and cancer. Although relationship between chlorine and cancer risk isn't significant enough to stop the practice of adding chlorine to public drinking water, it is enough to cause concern.
To reduce the risk of cancer from chlorinated drinking water, choose a charcoal water bottle filter. Charcoal water filters can reduce the carcinogens you consume from your tap water.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|