Newsclip®: [Health] Study: PFCs reduce ability to breastfeed - News - - Portsmouth, NH

"PORTSMOUTH – One of the dangerous chemicals found in a city-owned well has been linked to shorter breastfeeding times for mothers with higher exposure to the toxin.Megan Romano, a post-doctoral scholar in the Brown University School of Public Health, studied more than 300 mothers from the Cincinnati area who had been exposed to higher levels of perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA.The study found the mothers being tracked had a 77 percent greater risk of ending any breastfeeding by three",

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