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Chemical Used to Make Non-Stick Coatings Harmful to Health

Article: Chemical Used to Make Non-Stick Coatings Harmful to Health

WASHINGTON, DC, May 13, 2008 (ENS) ­ A chemical used to make non-stick coating for pots and pans, food wrappers and stain-resistant fabrics may harm the immune system, liver and thyroid and cause higher cholesterol in children, according to the initial findings of a study of 69,000 people who live near a DuPont manufacturing plant.…