PFAS health impacts, Entertainment spending

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A person wearing gloves is hodling a bottle that will contain water to be tested for PFAS.
Madison resident Brad Horn collects a water sample to test for PFAS in Madison, Wis., on Aug. 8, 2022. His family tested the water that came out of their AquaRain brand water filter and sent the water to the Regional Water Authority in Connecticut for testing. The results came back with no detectable levels of PFAS in 17 categories and one result of “below Minimum Reporting Level but greater than the Method Detection Limit” for PFHxS. Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch

A scientist helps us better understand the effects that PFAS chemicals can have on the body. Then, a business reporter explains why people are spending more money on experiences and entertainment despite inflation

Featured in this Show

  • How PFAS affect the human body

    As lawmakers debate over how to address PFAS cleanup throughout the state, we talk to a toxicologist about how PFAS affect human health.

  • Is it getting too expensive to have fun?

    The price tags of concert tickets, amusement park admissions, and travel are all up this year. A Wall Street Journal reporter explains how “funflation” is affecting the way we recreate.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Sue Fenton Guest
  • Robbie Whelan Guest

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