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What is known about the adverse effects of PFAS on health

Robert F. Bukaty / AP

A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine finds that PFAS—known as “forever chemicals”—are linked to a number of adverse health effects. We’ll talk with medical experts about the health risks posed by PFAS, and what work is being done in Maine to learn more.

Dr. Ned Calonge, associate professor of epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health; associate professor of family medicine at the University of Colorado, Denver; chair of the National Academies of Sciences committee that wrote the recent report on PFAS and health

VIP Callers:
Dr. Andrew Smith, state toxicologist director, Environmental and Occupational Health Programs, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Abby Fleisch, pediatric endocrinologist, environmental health researcher, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaiuation, MaineHealth

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