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Making Contact – December 24, 2004

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Chemical Soup: Pollutants in the Body

There are thousands of chemicals in our air, water, dust, and food coming from everyday products like detergents, cookware, cosmetics, paints, sofas, shower curtains, computers, and TVs. These chemicals accumulate in our bodies-in our fat, blood, and organs-staying there long after they are banned or removed from the market. On this edition, we’ll take a look at these chemicals and how they’re being regulated.