PFAS, which have been linked to cancer, contaminated drinking water and have been found in the bloodstream. Several government agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, have taken actions to protect the public from exposure to the potentially harmful chemicals.
Public Health April 24, 2019
What are the behaviors and choices that contribute to higher PFAS concentrations in the body? Among them, researchers found dental floss use to result in higher levels of the toxic chemical.
Public Health January 10, 2019
Many public drinking water sources in the U.S. were found to have high levels of toxic chemicals known as PFASs. These are the places with particularly high concentration of these dangerous substances known to cause cancer, hormonal disruptions and obesity.
Public Health August 9, 2016
Scientists conducted a study to find out how much of a widely-used chemical is transmitted to babies through breastfeeding. They found PFAS levels to increase in the blood of children and decrease after breastfeeding ended. There is no reason to discourage breastfeeding and there are no current laws to test PFAS transfer to children.
Life August 22, 2015
Food containers often contain chemicals that could be hazardous to your health. How serious is the danger of PFASs and PFCs?
Internet Culture May 3, 2015
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