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Just How Much Pee is in That Pool Where You’re Swimming?

Taking a dip in the pool might feel like relief on a hot summer day, but have you thought about what’s in the water? Long-time readers might remember that we’ve already covered some of the icky bacteria that can be found in the ocean. Now, swimmers could be facing unnerving bacteria in enclosed environments as …

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What Exactly Are You Exposing Yourself to at the Beach?

Before you lay out on the sand of your favorite beach, you may want to think twice about what may be lurking below you. There’s been a lot of talk about sharks popping up at public beaches as of late, but what about fecal matter? A new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology has found …

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