Arsenic in drinking water damages hearts of young adults, study says
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN
Updated 6:11 PM ET, Tue May 7, 2019
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Photos:Foods in which arsenic may be present
Because rice takes up arsenic more readily than other grains, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking at the effects of long-term exposure to very low amounts of arsenic in rice and rice products. Rice's importance as a staple in regions around the world makes it a priority for food researchers.