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Rainwater is unsafe to drink amid the ‘Forever Chemicals’ atmosphere widespread across the globe

It’s unsafe to drink rainwater due to the ongoing presence of “forever chemicals,” according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. PFAS are called “forever chemicals” because they can last for thousands of years. Various health conditions have been linked to PFAS contamination, including cancer, infertility, pregnancy complications, learning and behavior […]

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ linked with liver cancer

A chemical called perfluooctane sulfate (PFOS) has been linked to the most common type of liver cancer, a new study indicates. PFOS is used in a wide range of consumer and industrial products, and are referred to as “forever chemicals” because they break down very slowly and accumulate both in the environment and in human […]

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