Drinking water. Food. Air. Fish. It seems there isn’t any part of the globe that isn’t touched by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), man-made “forever chemicals” that are slow to degrade and whose dangers to humans and animals are being studied.
Now, researchers have linked PFAS to high blood pressure in middle-aged women, adding to the long list of health risks associated with the pollutants.