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Sep 07 2010

Cookware, waterproof fabrics linked to higher cholesterol levels, cancer

Years of exposure to synthetic chemicals now seems to have resulted in permanent biological effects.

Perfluoronated compounds have been found in the blood of virtually every person tested for them in the United States, including children as young as 2. The compounds have been linked to cancer, developmental problems, liver damage and other ailments in animals, though there is no general agreement about their effects on humans.”