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EOHSI Member Robert Laumbach, MD, MPH interviewed in Philadelphia's NBC10 4-Part Investigative Report About the Ongoing Paulsboro Health Study

Robert Laumbach, MD, MPH

What Towns, States Are Doing to Combat ‘Forever Chemicals’ Called PFAS in DrinkingWater – NBC10 Philadelphia

They are in our clothes, on our non-stick pans, and on food packaging. And these molecular compounds aren’t going anyway for a while.

So-called “forever chemicals,” which describe a group of synthetic chemicals called perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are found in hundreds of everyday products as well as more specialized materials like firefighting foam.

Visit Paulsboro Health Study page for more information about the study.

(Source: Danny Freeman – NBC10 – March 15, 2022)

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