How “Forever Chemicals” Might Impair the Immune System

Carolyn Beans How “forever chemicals” might impair the immune system Stain-resistant carpets and nonstick pots were once the epitome of “better living through chemistry,” their space-age properties conferred by molecules known as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). But in the early 2000s, researchers began to discover that PFAS were somehow reaching the far- thest corners […]