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Sara Dean and her 2-year-old son, Patrick, at their home in Parchment, Michigan, a few months after it was discovered that Parchment's drinking water was contaminated with high levels of PFAS.

‘Forever chemicals’ linked to cancer and developmental issues lurk in the blood of almost every American. Here’s how to avoid them.

Most humans are exposed to PFAS through food and water, but the chemicals have also been found in clothing and cosmetics.
A woman drinks from a water bottle in Portland, Oregon.

‘Forever chemicals’ have been found in bottled water brands sold at Whole Foods and CVS, and it’s part of a larger contamination pro...

Massachusetts officials recommend that pregnant women and bottle-fed infants avoid drinking the bottled water "out of an abundance of caution."
A discarded water bottle at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

A scientist who worked at a company that’s being sued over dumping ‘forever chemicals’ warns the toxins ‘stay in your blood an...

The former top scientist at DuPont Industries, a manufacturing company that dumped PFAS into the environment, said the chemicals should be banned.
The entrance to the closed China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station on July 6, 2019.

The earthquakes in southern California were centered near a naval station contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’

The station's groundwater was recently found to contain elevated levels of PFAS, which have been associated with cancer.
PFAS have been found in food packaging, as well as food items.

The FDA found ‘forever chemicals’ in meat, seafood, and chocolate cake sold in grocery stores. Here’s how worried you should be.

The toxic chemicals in question, known as PFAS, have been associated with cancer, liver damage, and developmental issues.

A toxic-chemicals expert is sounding the alarm about 4 cancer-linked chemicals that could be making us sicker and fatter

Pediatrician and public-health researcher Leo Trasande says many of the products that surround us could be harmful
A study suggested that certain types of floss may contribute to PFAS exposure

Flossing with the wrong product could expose you to potentially dangerous chemicals. But dental floss is only part of the problem.

New research suggests certain consumer behaviors, including using certain floss, are linked with higher levels of PFAS chemicals in the body.
Customers leave an Albertsons grocery store in Burbank, California.

Whole Foods packaging contained little-known chemicals linked to cancer until a report called them out. Here’s how to protect yourself.

A report discovered toxic chemicals linked to cancer in paper to-go boxes at Whole Foods.
Erin Brockovich never drinks water straight from the tap.

Erin Brockovich is warning about an emerging drinking-water crisis in the US. Here’s how she recommends you protect yourself.

Environmental activist and former law clerk Erin Brockovich shares tips for how to determine if tap water is safe to drink and what to do if it's not.