A new report from the National Academies recommends blood tests and medical monitoring for people likely to have high exposure to the toxic chemicals known as PFAS.
A new study has demonstrated that exposure to PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ can significantly increase an adult’s risk for liver cancer. Researchers found that those people who had the highest exposure to PFAS chemicals were 4.5 times more likely to develop liver cancer.
Scientists tested over 100 different products ranging from salad bowls to burger wrappers from restaurant and grocery chains to measure the level of toxic PFAS chemicals. Researchers found PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ in bowls, bags, plates, and wrappers, even from some companies that claim they have phased them out.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued nationwide health advisories for four toxic PFAS chemicals commonly found in drinking water.
The results of a new scientific study indicate that PFAS exposure in pregnancy is contributing to rising rates of liver disease in kids.
A new scientific study has revealed that breast milk is often contaminated by environmental pollutants. Some of the toxins uncovered in breast milk can disrupt the hormonal balance, brain development, and establishment of the gut microbiome in the infant.
A recent study sought to uncover which toxic chemicals firefighters are exposed to that may explain their increased risk for cancer.
Some of the military bases the U.S. is leaving behind in Afghanistan are filled with toxic chemicals that can pose serious health and environmental problems, including substances that increase the risk of cancer and other diseases.. What is worse: these toxic sites may never get a full cleanup.
New study results have revealed that we are breathing in concerning levels of toxic outgassed PFAS chemicals inside our homes, schools and workplaces everyday.
Researchers have discovered toxic industrial chemicals in the organs of fetuses conceived decades after many countries had banned the substances.