¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†The State of Water in the World
¬†¬†¬†¬† Clean water is headline news as of late.¬† When you look at the stories coming out of Ohio and their poisoned water supply, the West Virginia chemical spill, California drought and the banning of plastic water bottles in San Francisco, water is getting some big time press time.
Yet, what of the rest of the world?¬† What is the status of the water supply around the globe?¬† How are people affected by the lack of clean water or even the unavailability of water at all?
Let‚Äôs take a look. ¬†¬†
According to data collected by the US Census Bureau, in 2012, the population of the United States was 313.9 million people.¬† In …
Protect Yourself From Montezuma‚Äôs Revenge!
Montezuma‚Äôs revenge, Delhi belly and turkey trots are all also known as traveler‚Äôs diarrhea. Do you get the chance to travel abroad for vacation? Maybe you have to visit other countries for work instead. Whatever the case may be, drinking tap water while in a different country may lead to some not-so-pleasant results. As estimated 10 million people develop traveler‚Äôs diarrhea every year.
What Causes Traveler‚Äôs Diarrhea?
Traveler‚Äôs diarrhea is caused by certain bacteria, including the following:
- Escherichia coli (E. coli)
Here‚Äôs where you‚Äôll find these types of bacteria:
- Undercooked or raw food
- Contaminated food
- Contaminated water (including ice cubes)
What Are the Symptoms of Traveler‚Äôs Diarrhea?
- Diarrhea (obviously)
- Abdominal cramps