First discovered in the 1930s, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) now pervade almost every aspect of modern life. In fact, PFAS compounds are found in everything from dental floss to cookware. But human exposure to PFAS comes at a cost, and as old compounds are removed from production, new compounds take their place. So how does a public health laboratory handle this challenge with limited resources? As our feature article shows, by establishing new public-private partnerships.
Here are just a few of this issue’s highlights:
- New Hampshire Assesses Exposure to Arsenic and Uranium from Private Wells
- Five Years to an EPA-Approved Cyanide Method: How Maine Achieved Success
- Ricin Exercise a Win-Win in Arizona
- Midshipmen Meet Public Health Labs in Florida Internships
- A Global Priority: Promoting Health Security through GHSA 2024
- Zambia’s National LIS Advances Laboratory Efficiency, Data Availability
- Model Training in Michigan Connects Sentinel Clinical Labs, Epidemiologists
- The Laboratory by the Bay: Fighting Infections in San Francisco
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