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Bisphenol A

Lynne Peeples

The Financial Burden Of Toxic Chemicals | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green

Health care spending in the U.S. has surged more than eightfold since the 1960s. Skyrocketing in that same time: Rates of chronic disease, use of synt...

Lynne Peeples

Watchdog Warns Hormone Disruptors Are 'Not Just BPA' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Bisphenol A has gotten a much higher profile in recent years, as the "BPA-free" label adorns an increasing number of water bottles and baby products. ...

Lynne Peeples

Breast Cancer Lessons From Canine 'Canaries In The Coal Mine' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green

When his beloved Great Pyrenees Malcolm died of bone cancer at age 6, Luke Robinson resolved to learn why. "I didn't even know dogs could get cance...

Disrupted Development: The Dangers of Prenatal BPA Exposure

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Wait, so we may be setting the stage for diseases like breast cancer before a baby is even born?

Top 3 Lessons From Walmart's Bold New Chemical Policy

Stacy Malkan | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Stacy Malkan

Walmart's new policy signals a sea change for companies: complying with regulatory requirements is no longer enough; consumer demand has grown too loud to ignore.

The Dilemma of a Hardcore Environmentalist: Trying Not to Scare the S#*+ Out of My Family, or Succumb to Defeatist Apathy

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

Yes, this is turning into a mutant species horror movie. We, the people, are being biologically changed, by chemicals that disrupt our endocrine and neural development.

Kate Sheppard

EPA Quietly Withdraws Two Proposed Chemical Safety Rules | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency this week quietly withdrew two draft rules dealing with the regulation of chemicals. The potential r...

This Chemical May Lower Men's Testosterone

Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 05/08/2013 01:09 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Chronic exposure to the chemical bi...

Connecticut Lawmakers Mull BPA Bill

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Green

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban food packaging containing the plastics chemical, bisphenol A, unl...

Boys With Boobs: Hidden Chemicals Fed to Kids Can Impact Their Health

Beth Greer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

Chemicals in the everyday products we use in our homes may be negatively affecting our hormones, says a newly-released study by WHO, the World Health Organization.

Butch, Sundance & BPA

Alex Formuzis | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green
Alex Formuzis

If Gov. Brown's administration follows through with designating BPA as a health risk and the industry lawsuit fails, not only will California families benefit, so could the rest of the country.

The Hidden Danger in Recycled Toilet Paper

Maia James | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Maia James

Would you guess that the product recommendation I struggle with most in my consulting practice is toilet paper?

Lynne Peeples

Chemical Creep: 'We Just Don't Know Where The Contamination Is Coming From' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.07.2013 | Green

Brent Collett already had some inklings about the pervasiveness of hormone-mimicking chemicals such as phthalates and Bisphenol-A (BPA). He knew, ...

Regulate BPA out the Door

Molly Rauch | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
Molly Rauch

What's wrong with the system? Why don't our regulations prioritize the prevention of chronic health problems due to massive exposures to questionable chemicals?

WATCH: Half Of All Receipts Are Coated With Dangerous Chemical

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The FDA rejected a call last year to ban Bisphenol A, a chemical more commonly known as BPA, stating that there was "not compelling scientific evidenc...

How BPA Might Be Messing With The Brain

Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living

In yet another study drawing a connection between bisphenol A and potential negative health effects, researchers at Duke University have linked enviro...

Say Goodbye to the Campbell's Soup Can?

Paul Alexander | Posted 04.21.2013 | Science
Paul Alexander

Today's version of the metal can could be a thing of the past, if a consortium of activist groups gets its way. Their target is a chemical that, if banned, could change the very way food is packaged.

What BPA Might Be Doing To Kids' Hearts

Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jaimie Dalessio A new analysis out of the New York University School of Medicine links the controversial chemical bisphenol A, better known ...

Is BPA Dangerous, Or Just Misunderstood?

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brett Spiegel From antibacterial soap breeding stronger bacteria to the latest fad diet causing more harm than good, there are plenty of exa...

Pink-Ribboned Soup Cans? We Can Taste the Hypocrisy!

Margie Kelly | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Is it some kind of sick joke that cans lined with a chemical linked to cancer are sporting pink ribbons?

BPA May Worsen Women's Fertility Problems

Posted 10.10.2012 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 10/09/2012 03:43 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A...

The Chemical Marketplace: Popcorn Lung -- The Perils of Microwave Popcorn Return

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Last month a jury in Colorado awarded 59-year-old Wayne Watson $7.2 million from three companies for damages caused by microwave popcorn. The reason? In 2007 Mr. Watson contracted a rare but serious lung disease.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips

Margie Kelly | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Margie Kelly

Pregnancy is the perfect time to start a new personal care regime with safer products

Marmots, Plastics, and Why I'm Alarmed Over Our Over-Chemicalized Society

Daniel T. Blumstein | Posted 10.03.2012 | Science
Daniel T. Blumstein

What's the story you ask? It's about how natural variation in sex steroid hormones have profound natural effects on how long animals live, how social they are, and whether they are likely to leave home or not.

The New BPA Controversy

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH Who's ready for some controversy? Bisphenol A (also known as BPA), a chemical recently banned from baby bot...