17 Mar Toxic-Free Health Care Begins With The Supply Chain
The facts are clear, painting a picture of growing toxic chemicals in humans. The United States (U.S.) Environmental Protection Agency has warned that babies born in the United States today have on average more than 280 industrial chemicals in their bloodstreams at birth. The Green Science Policy Institute reports that at least 95% of American children and 99% of American adults have chemicals such as polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) polluting their bloodstreams on any given day. Many of these industrial chemicals have been linked to negative impacts on human health and development, such as cancer, endocrine, genetic and immune system disruption, as well as damage to the brain, lungs, kidneys, liver and reproductive system. Elevated levels of PFAS in the bloodstream have even been found to increase the risk of suffering severe complications from COVID-19.
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