Is Microwaving Plastic Food Containers Safe? Experts Say NoLindsey Malone, dietitian and manager of nutrition, at the Ohio hospital says the materials in plastic containers can contaminate other objects when heated.
Researchers: BPA May Increase Chance Of Childhood AsthmaLike many moms, Laura Lieb worries about how chemicals in cans and plastics could affect her 3-year-old. She takes steps to avoid one in particular - bisphenol a, also known as BPA.
Researchers Find Possible Link Between BPA & Childhood ObesityIs plastic fattening? There may be a link at least to BPA, short for bisphenol A, a chemical found in plastic bottles, metal can linings and on paper receipts.

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