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Study Finds: Asian Americans to Have Significantly Higher Exposure to “Toxic Forever” Chemicals

Asian Americans have significantly higher exposure than other ethnic or racial groups to PFAS, a family of thousands of synthetic chemicals also known as “toxic forever” chemicals, Mount Sinai-led researchers report. People frequently encounter PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in everyday life, and these exposures carry potentially adverse health impacts, according to the study published in Environmental Science and Technology.

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A New Tool for Estimating People’s Total Exposure to Potentially Harmful Chemicals Is Developed by Mount Sinai Researchers

A novel metric that estimates our “burden,” or cumulative exposure, to a family of thousands of synthetic chemicals that we encounter in everyday life with potentially adverse health impacts, has been created by a team of researchers at the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomics and Environmental Health