In Healthy Waters: What Every Health Professional Should Know About Water, veteran health policy expert Mike Magee, MD, skillfully lays out the facts and figures about water and its enormous impact on our lives. In the process, he challenges doctors, nurses, and other health professionals to embrace and redefine water as a critical health issue. Magee sees water as a test of humanity’s ability to manage complexity in a cooperative and compassionate manner, and he suggests that health professionals can lead the way as societies struggle to manage this precious resource.