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Researchers still looking for Hyannis residents to participate in national PFAS study

By October 24, 2022October 31st, 2022PFAS-REACH team news

Hyannis is one of a handful of sites around the U.S. chosen by the CDC to be part of a study on the effects of the chemicals known as PFAS.

Researchers want to better understand what exposure to PFAS can do to humans in the hope of inspiring new regulations. But there’s a problem: Participation in the Hyannis portion of the study has been low.

CAI’s Kathryn Eident talked with Silent Spring Institute scientist Laurel Schaider, who’s group is coordinating the study, about why people may be reluctant to sign up.

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