The next time the cashier asks, “Would you like your receipt?” the healthiest response might be, “No thanks!” That’s because a small but troubling new study finds that touching a cash register receipt can increase your body’s absorption of a controversial chemical used in the receipt’s coating.
Do you have canned food that dates from the Reagan years? When was the last time you replaced your mascara? Or your contact lens case? Are you storing leftovers in Tupperware that's older than a kindergartner? Do you know where to take those old cans of paint in your garage?
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