Tag Archives: BPA

Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) — Children exposed to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) may run a higher risk of developing asthma, a new study suggests. BPA is used in many plastic containers and in the linings of metal cans that hold food. It’s even been …

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BPA Not Linked to Ill Effects in 2 Studies

Gene Might Be a Culprit in Sudden Infant Death for Boys

Findings Conflict With Earlier Studies Suggesting Plastics Chemical Is a Health Hazard By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 19, 2010 — In two new studies, researchers conclude that the plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is not toxic to the brain or act …

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Plastics Chemical BPA Common in ‘Preemie’ ICU: Study

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By Amanda GardnerHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 22 (HealthDay News) — Premature babies who spend their first few days of life in the neonatal intensive care unit may be exposed to a possibly harmful chemical widely used in the manufacture of hard plastics, new research says. The chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), …

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