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"We typically think about PFASs (which can be found in food wrappers) in terms of rare health problems like cancer, but it appears they are also playing a role in obesity, a major health problem facing millions around the globe," said a study author. (Getty/AFP/File / Jessica Kourkounis / MANILA BULLETIN)

Environmental chemicals may boost body weight: study

By Agence France-Presse Chemicals used in food wrappers, non-stick pan coatings and clothing may boost body weight by interfering with metabolism, especially in women, US…