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Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Resources

Region 3 PEHSU | Fact Sheet on Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) for Health Professionals (2015)

 What are PFCs? posted on Mar 7, 2019
 Where are PFCs found? posted on Mar 6, 2019
 What are the potential health effects of PFCs? posted on Mar 5, 2019
 Is there medical testing for PFCs? posted on Mar 4, 2019
 How can people reduce exposures to PFCs? posted on Mar 3, 2019
 What are the current regulatory levels for PFCs? posted on Mar 2, 2019
 Where can I find more information? posted on Mar 1, 2019
 Download PDF Version posted on Feb 7, 2019
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PEHSU Webinar

Grand Rounds: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): What Clinicians Need to Know
This webinar was presented by Alan Woolf, MD, MPH (PEHSU Region 1), Laura Anderko, PhD, RN (PEHSU Region 3), and Catherine Karr, MD, PhD, MS (PEHSU Region 10) on January 27, 2021. Web-on-demand available. Click here to view.

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