Health concerns about Teflon have led many consumers to ditch their modern non-stick cookware for an old-school alternative. And with a little care, cast iron can be just as effective and twice as versatile.
Researchers have found a family of chemicals called highly fluorinated compounds are contaminating drinking water around the country. Now they’re trying to figure out whether filters really work to remove these chemicals from water.
Environmental and health advocates have long suspected a link between chemical exposures and neurodevelopmental disorders like autism. Now, one group says the growing body of evidence warrants public action.