Avoiding Non-Stick Pans: Study links thyroid disease with human exposure to PFOA

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A study by the University of Exeter and the Peninsula Medical School for the first time links thyroid disease with human exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). PFOA is a persistent organic chemical used in industrial and consumer goods including nonstick cookware and stain- and water-resistant coatings for carpets and fabrics.

Source: Study links thyroid disease with human exposure to PFOA

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