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Lithium in US groundwater and potential for health impacts

Ongoing research by health organizations has linked the low-level occurrence of natural lithium in drinking water to positive human-health outcomes such as reduced suicide mortality and other mental-health benefits, in addition to potential negative outcomes such as autism and thyroid hormone levels. A new study estimates lithium concentrations in groundwater used for drinking water across the USA, which will help health researchers to investigate and understand how human health can be impacted by lithium exposure.

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