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Here’s the Best New Reason to Wash Your Car Often

U.S. safety regulators are urging residents of cities like D.C., where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, to wash their cars.


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As Storm Ramps up, Salt in Short Supply in Some Md. Areas

As inches of snow accumulate on streets and sidewalks across Maryland, officials say some jurisdictions are running low on salt.


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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.


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Stormy Winter Draws Down Region’s Salt Stockpiles, Budgets

The high number of winter storm threats this season has drawn down the Washington region’s road salt stockpiles to a less-than-ideal level.