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Sofa Poisoning!

Sofa Poisoning! It’s not your imagination, or a bad trip: Your couch could be trying to kill you. A recent study found that 85 percent of the sofas researchers tested contained flame-retardant chemicals that have been identified as carcinogens and potential neurotoxins. The stats were even worse for newer couches—those made after 2005: 93 percent of those contained chemicals that were either confirmed toxic or had not yet been tested adequately enough to know if they pose a risk. The chemicals accounted...

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