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The Chemical In 'BPA-Free' Water Bottles May Be Just As Unhealthy As BPA

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green

Many of us have read the studies about bisphenol-A, and know the chemical is best avoided when it comes to drinking containers, baby bottles, canned f...

Chemical In Plastics Could Be In Your Blood, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

When Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Zissu dropped by Mondays With Marlo this week, we spoke about the dangers of BPA, a chemical that is found...

Environmental Factors and Breast Cancer

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

In addition to the traditionally acknowledged risk factors for breast cancer, scientists are increasingly coming to understand that many chemicals commonly found in products we use daily may also be contributing to the very high incidence of breast cancer.

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...

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 example...

Buyer Beware

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.

In July 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally banned the use of BPA in baby bottles and children's drinking cups. Good news, to be sure, but why must we wait to have this likely carcinogen eliminated from our dietary supply entirely?

Lobbying Groups Fight to Stop FDA From Regulating Chemical Linked to Erectile Dysfunction and Miscarriages

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Suzanne Merkelson

Curiously missing from the recent showering praise on the FDA are the three biggest U.S. producers of BPA: Saudi Basic Industries Corp., Bayer AG and Dow Chemical Co.

Catherine Pearson

BPA May Impact Daughters' Behavior, New Study Shows | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Parents

Just about everyone living in an industrialized country has some exposure to bisphenol A or BPA -- the industrial chemical that can be found in food a...

End Game on Bisphenol A? Have we reached a tipping point on the science of this ubiquitous chemical?

Jon Entine | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Jon Entine

If you monitor the web, you might think the science is converging on the conclusion that BPA is harmful, when the opposite is the case.

Getting BPA Out of Baby Bottles Isn't Enough

Sarah Janssen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Sarah Janssen

Parents have to be on their guard because polycarbonate bottles containing BPA are still legal to sell.

BPA-Free? Not Exactly

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

So why isn't the FDA banning BPA -- along with food colorants and other chemicals that scientists are increasingly reporting aren't safe for people, let alone kids?

Is Food Packaging Affecting Your Health?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Most of us are genuinely trying to do our best to be healthy -- we buy organic food, try to drink filtered water and include more fruits and vegetables with every meal. But what about the packaging surrounding our food?

President's Cancer Panel Warns of Toxic Effects of BPA

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

A 2007 review of 700 studies on BPA, published in the journal Reproductive Toxicology, found that the fetus and infants are highly vulnerable to the toxic hormonal effects of this ingredient.