PFAS are chemicals that bioaccumulate and have shown links to harmful health effects. Our friends at the Water Quality Association have been instrumental in bringing attention to PFAS in drinking water. What does PFAS stand for? PFAS stands for Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. PFAS are a large family of man-made chemicals that contain carbon, fluorine, and other … [Read more...] about What are PFAS?
Researchers from the University of New Mexico at Albequerque have recently discovered an inverse correlation between infectious disease and IQ, suggesting that societies that have greater instances of disease are, on average, less intelligent. At first glance this seems hardly surprising. Many infectious diseases are caused by contaminated water which is found in high … [Read more...] about Report Shows Clean Water Makes You Smart
Perfluoroocatnoic Acid (PFOA), better known as Teflon – the commercial brand name given to DuPont’s version of it – is a chemical used in various products that have unique characteristics like nonstick properties and chemical and heat resistance. If you cook with nonstick pots and pans, it is likely that PFOA is the chemical used as coating on the inside. While this chemical … [Read more...] about Teflon in Drinking Water linked to ADHD