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Federal Rule Change Fixes Trump's Shower Complaint

'You take a shower, the water doesn't come out'

(Newser) - The Trump administration has relaxed a regulation restricting water flow from showerheads, a pet peeve of President Trump, who complained that he wanted more water to make his hair "perfect." Since 1992, federal law has dictated that showerheads shouldn’t spew more than 2.5 gallons of water...

After Trump Complaint, Feds Plan to Change Shower Rules

'My hair ... it has to be perfect,' he said

(Newser) - Weeks after President Trump complained that showers aren't strong enough, the Department of Energy has unveiled plans to loosen a 28-year-old energy law. Last month, Trump said that "when you take a shower, the water doesn't come out." "So what do you do? You just...

Lather, Rinse, Disinfect the Showerhead

But even bleach may not kill stealth bacteria invading your bathtub

(Newser) - The showerheads of America are crawling with bacteria that can cause pulmonary disease in people with weakened immune systems, LiveScience reports. Around 20% of showerheads tested for a new study held significant levels of Mycobacterium avium, which can be suspended in air when water flows and be inhaled deep into...

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