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'Forever chemicals' are everywhere – here's what you need to know about them

By Joanne Roberts, Research Fellow, Environmental Chemistry, Glasgow Caledonian University
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Whether you’ve heard of them before or not, “forever chemicals” are all around us. Stain-resistant carpets, non-stick pans, mascara and even some food packaging all contain these chemicals. But while these products can be very useful to us, the chemicals they contain have a darker side. Research has shown that they’re linked to health problems, including cancer. And one recent study even suggested that in…The Conversation

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