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A new tool to estimate your body burden of PFAS based upon drinking water exposures: New in EHP

My latest article for Environmental Health Perspectives covers a newly published paper in the journal with the enchanting title of " Bayesian Estimation of Human Population Toxicokinetics of PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS, and PFNA from Studies of Contaminated Drinking Water ." The headline of my article , meanwhile, is "From Drinking Water to Individual Body Burden: Modeling Toxicokinetics of Four PFAS." B But it needn't sound so complicated. To put it more simply, my story describes the creation of a new model and a new user-friendly web tool powered by it that allows members of the public to generate an estimate of PFAS levels in their blood based upon exposures through tap water. The tool , released in November 2022, is a product of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Read more here .

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