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Non-Stick Coatings Linked to High Cholesterol in Kids

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On September 10, 2010 @ 1:30 pm In Design,Design for Health,eco kids,Inhabitots | No Comments

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Here’s some alarming news – according to a new study [2], children and adolescents who have been exposed to a commonly used chemical in non-stick pans and stain-resistant fabrics have higher cholesterol levels than those who have not. The report shows a link between higher blood levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and higher cholesterol levels among more than 12,000 participants aged 1 to 18. Read on for the full story [2].


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[2] new study: http://www.inhabitots.com/2010/09/10/non-stick-and-stain-proof-coatings-linked-to-high-cholesterol-in-kids/

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