BPA

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Don’t Drink From That Garden Hose!

Add taking a drink of water straight from the garden hose to the list of traditional activities that it turns out might be hazardous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

BPA is added to many plastics -- including kids' sippy cups.

Large Study From UM Links Phthalates, BPA, Thyroid Hormone Levels

A link between chemicals called phthalates and thyroid hormone levels was confirmed by the University of Michigan in the first large-scale and nationally representative study of phthalates and BPA in relation to thyroid function in humans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2011

High Exposure To BPA Linked To Low Sperm Count

Chinese factory workers exposed to high levels of the plastics chemical BPA had low sperm counts, according to the first human study to tie it to poor semen quality. The study is the latest to […]

10/28/2010

UM Study: Sperm May Be Harmed By Common Plastic Additive

In one of the first human studies of its kind, researchers have found that urinary concentrations of the controversial chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may be related to decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration. However, […]

08/03/2010

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