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Researchers: BPA May Increase Chance Of Childhood Asthma

Like 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.

03/01/2013

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Study Shows Possible Link Between BPA & Heart, Kidney Problems

A new study from the NYU School of Medicine is now showing a possible link between BPA exposure in children to a higher risk for heart and kidney problems later in life.

01/09/2013

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Researchers Find Possible Link Between BPA & Childhood Obesity

Is 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.

09/19/2012

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Chemicals In Your Food Making You Fat?

If you try to lose weight and it just doesn’t work, could chemicals in your food be to blame? Some people believe chemical compounds called obesogens could be a major factor in making people fat. […]

KDKA-TV–10/20/2010

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