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Household Chemicals Tied to Kidney Problems

Reseachers who analyzed 74 studies of manufactured chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found the chemicals are associated with poorer kidney function and other kidney problems. PFAS can be found in food packaging; stain- and water-repellent fabrics; nonstick cookware; polishes, waxes, paints and cleaning products; and firefighting foams. WebMD Health