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MANCHESTER, N.H. — More guidance is on the way for doctors and for patients about how to test for and potentially treat exposure to certain dangerous chemicals.

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s office said $1 million in grants will develop new training courses for clinicians dealing with exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. A new report from the National Academy of Sciences recommends that doctors perform blood tests if someone is worried about their exposure to PFAS.

‘It’s one of the things I’ve heard people in New Hampshire request and tell me, ‘Well I went to my doctor, and my doctor said, ‘I don’t know how I’m supposed to respond,’ so this is a really important study and helpful in providing guidance to physicians,’ Shaheen said.” …