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Lead in NYC tap water is a danger despite quality system

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New York City has one of the cleanest water systems in the world, but you should still take steps to ensure your water supply is safe. Health – NY Daily News

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L.A. gas leak could lead to California blackouts this summer

Dean Musgrove/AP Energy officials say a natural gas well blowout last year that crippled a major energy supply for Southern California could lead to blackouts this summer. LOS ANGELES — A massive natural gas well blowout last year that crippled ...

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Lead poisoning crisis isn’t limited to Flint, Mich.

Brett Carlsen/Getty Images A Flint, Mich., father comforts his young daughter after she has her blood drawn to be tested for lead following the city’s water contamination crisis. Lady Gaga recently sang a powerful song at the Oscar’s about empathy ...

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More sex does indeed lead to more babies, Kinsey report

Marili Forastieri/Getty Images A Kinsey Institute report studied 30 women, half of whom were sexually active and half of whom abstained from sex, and found that those who were sexually active all month had a better chance of conceiving because ...

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Tattoos can lead to a life of pain

istockphoto Most people suffer no physical problems after getting a tattoo, but 10% do, a new study shows. Heading for the tattoo parlor? You may end up with more than a freshly-inked bicep — like swelling, rashes, infection and chronic ...

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Rita Moreno to lead Puerto Rican Day Parade

ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS Women dance during the National Puerto Rican Day Parade last year on Fifth Ave. Entertainment legend Rita Moreno will serve as grand marshal for the 2015 National Puerto Rican Day Parade, organizers said Monday. Walter McBride/Getty Images Rita ...

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