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Can Parkinson’s Disease Result from Exposure to Contaminated Water?

Can Parkinson’s Disease Result from Exposure to Contaminated Water?

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For decades, those stationed at Camp Lejeune had no idea the water flowing from their taps was poisoning them. The tap water they and their families drank, cooked with, and bathed in was laced with cancer-causing chemicals like trichloroethylene (TCE) and benzene from an off-base dry cleaning shop and leaky fuel storage tanks. While the dangers of the toxic water contamination at Camp Lejeune remained concealed for over 30 years, its impacts are just now coming to light.  Studies have uncovered a disturbing link between exposure to the water and a devastating neurological disease, Parkinson's disease. As more victims come forward with Parkinson's diagnoses, questions about the full scope of the contamination's effects grow. What Health Risks Were Posed by the Toxic Water...