How high is your chemical body burden?
Learn all about the toxic cocktail we all drink
As the field of chemical pollution research gains ground, researchers are turning their attention to toxic chemicals known as persistent organic pollutants (POPs). These so-called POPs can enter our blood stream and linger, sometimes for as long as decades. This is a matter of particular concern because POPs are everywhere; they are used in many day-to-day products.
As part of the effort to combat the effect of POPs, one researcher has developed a test that allows us to see the amounts of POPs that accumulate in our bodies. Check out this gallery to learn about your chemical body burden.
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