How to talk to doctors about the potential health risks of PFAS

By Peter Choi | KXLY | February 20, 2024

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"People who live in areas where contamination has been found in their water supply are anxiously waiting to get their blood and wells checked.

This chemical is known for its inability to break down in the environment, as well as its serious side effects in humans. But how new and complicated this information is, many aren't sure what treatment options are available or how to talk to their doctor about it.

There is a blood test available to determine whether PFAs might be running through your body. People living in the West Plains neighborhood are asking questions like What blood tests do I need to take? How do I talk with my doctor about this?"