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Study Ties Chemical To Possible Miscarriage Risk

New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

10/14/2013

EPA Rejects Ban On Controversial Chemical BPA

90% of all Americans have traces of the chemical in their blood.

03/30/2012

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Doctors & Parents Concerned About Chemical In Food Packaging

Studies have shown that BPA can seep into foods through the container, leading to growing concern over the effects of BPA exposure.

03/29/2012

A teenager, who is nine months pregnant, poses with her belly before having an ultrasound examination. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

BPA In Pregnant Women Might Affect Kids’ Behavior

Exposure to the chemical bisphenol-A before birth could affect girls’ behavior at age 3, according to the latest study on potential health effects of the compound used in the manufacturing of some plastic drink bottles and food can linings.

10/24/2011