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Preventing Iodine Deficiency Disorders

England is a first-world country in which severe iodine deficiency is rare. However, a May 2013 study published in the prestigious journal Lancet found that even mild maternal iodine deficiency is associated with reduced I.Q. at age 8. Read more.    

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Battelle Study Documents Anti-scaling Benefits of Water Softeners

Water softeners virtually eliminate energy-wasting, service life-shortening scale accumulation on gas and electric water heaters, according to a new study by¬†Battelle Memorial Institute on “Benefits of removal of water hardness (calcium and magnesium ions) from a water supply.”¬†Testing electric water heaters over an equivalent 15 months of service found 64 times more scaling on unsoftened… Read more »