Tracking Hazardous Chemicals From Fast-Food Wrappers In The Body

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Research teams from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Medicine and the University of Notre Dame have developed a new method that enables researchers to radiolabel three forms of perfluorinated and polyfluorinated alkyl substances and track the fate of these chemicals when they enter the body. This is a significant and timely advancement […]

Popular Brands Of Dental Floss Are Made From Nylon Coated With Teflon

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Not many people know that popular brands of floss are made from nylon coated with synthetic, petroleum-based wax such as toxic Teflon, a highly toxic synthetic chemical that creates a soap-like slipperiness and non-stick finish called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), or polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), another ingredient that also provides the coating in non-stick cookware. Modern day dental […]