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A common chemical may be linked to thyroid disease

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A new study that looked at U.S. adults finds changes in thyroid function may be linked to pfc exposure. Pfc's are chemicals used in manufacturing. Scientists in Taiwan found women with a higher level of the chemicals in their blood were more likely to develop mild thyroid disease. The condition causes symptoms including fatigue, depression, and weight gain.

Source: CBS News

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