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Something fishy!

Source: Scientific American, Date: March , 2009

According to the U.S. EPA and researchers from Baylor University, fish all over the country are literally stuffed to the gills with medicine. The findings are part of a pilot study testing for pharmaceuticals and personal care products in our nation’s waterways. The results were presented in a March 25th meeting of the American Chemical Society.

According to the report, fish contain a medicine cabinet’s-worth of products—from antihistamines to antidepressants and, discovered for the first time in fish, a popular cholesterol medication

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