By Richard Lenti
They’re found in hundreds of household items. From carpets and cookware to shower curtains and microwave popcorn bags, polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) keep frying pans stick-free, waterproof rain gear and protect textiles from getting stained.
But with that protection also comes danger. The greater a woman’s exposure to PFCs, the greater her risk of developing osteoarthritis, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
Read more at National Pain Report.