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PFAS and your health

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PFAS are a class of man-made chemicals used to make products ranging from firefighting foam to waterproof mascara. And as a result, they're basically in everything else too – including the bodies of about 97% of Americans. In the second of a two-part series on PFAS, The Common speaks with WBUR Senior Health and Science Reporter Gabrielle Emanuel about how PFAS can impact our health.

Check out tips on how to avoid PFAS exposure here.

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