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Perfluorooctanoic Acid

EHP – Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Exposures and Incident Cancers among Adults…

PFOA also known as C8 was an essential ingredient in DuPont's Teflon cookware and is also used in hundreds of other non-stick and stain-resistant products. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/01/27/pfoa-teflon-cookware-dangers.aspx

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Non-stick cookware contains several toxic perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) like perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which can cause thyroid disease. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/07/30/another-reason-to-ditch-your-nonstick-cookware.aspx

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17 Incredible Ways to Use Books as Christmas Decorations

Jane Wilt Whitworth, Library/Media Specialist Rock Hill High School Ironton, Ohio - do this next year with Friends books!

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from Reuters

Common household chemical tied to heart disease risk

Reuters Health - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical, PFOA, in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study. #Perfluorooctanoic #acid