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Consequences to swimming in chlorinated pools?

By Courtney Humphries
Globe Correspondent / July 19, 2010

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Q. Are there long-term health consequences to swimming in chlorinated pools? A. Without chlorine or some other system for disinfection, swimming pools would be dangerous places — fertile ground for infections. But there is growing concern about the health effects of frequent exposure to chlorinated pool water. The focus is on chemical byproducts called chloramines, which are created when chlorine ... (Full article: 320 words)

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