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Japan’s water no longer poses a threat

  According to officials, new tests show that tap water in Tokyo no longer contain dangerous levels of radioactive iodine, which can cause thyroid cancer. NBC’s Lee Cowen reports.

New problems at Japanese plant subdue optimism

The restoration of electricity at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, stirred hopes that the crisis was ebbing, but nuclear engineers say some of the most difficult and dangerous tasks are still ahead. Full story

Japan’s water threatened by contamination

  Although officials claim the water is safe for children and adults right now, author Michio Kaku explains whether it’s a matter of time before tap water is unsafe for everyone in Japan.

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  Losing weight with water

A new study finds that ordinary tap water can help you shed pounds. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.

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