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The cancer-causing chemical you’ve probably been exposed to

New research links “forever chemical” to fatty liver disease and liver cancer.

Photo by mali maeder: https://www.pexels.com/photo/assorted-plastic-bottles-802221/

Exposure to an everyday man-made chemical found in food packaging, clothing, and household items could increase the risk of liver cancer, researchers report.

The chemical (perfluooctane sulfate, or PFOS) is a type of “forever chemical” — because it breaks down…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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