October 22, 2017

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  • Rusty Water
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    Rusty Water

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Got rust? This oxidized iron occurs naturally in some drinking water sources and can also come from old, corroded pipes. While it may look and taste unpleasant, the reddish-brown liquid is not a threat to your health.

  • Weed Behind the Wheel

    Weed Behind the Wheel

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Like alcohol, marijuana impairs driving performance. The question is how much. Advocacy groups claim that marijuana affects psychomotor skills only mildly and that this doesn’t seem to play a significant role in road accidents compared to alcohol.

  • Zika Virus and Travel
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    Zika Virus and Travel

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Unless you are pregnant, you don't need to avoid travel to countries where Zika is prevalent, according to the CDC. But men and women who have traveled to Zika-affected areas and are planning to conceive may need to take precautions when they return home.

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