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2013-08-26 12:21:36

Redesign Features FDA Safety Assessment, Motion Graphic Video, Interactive Map WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group today is relaunching its website Facts About BPA, to provide the public with easy access to the latest science-based news, research and safety and health information on bisphenol A (BPA). "We know consumers want straight-forward and factual information about chemicals in the products they use...

2013-08-21 23:23:14

With the predominant use of plastic bottles and canned food in America, the urgency to take action against increased intake of Bisphenol A (BPA) is vital. With recent studies linking BPA to harming estrogenic effects and infertility, Dr. Bob, “The Drugless Doctor” has compiled various all-natural tips to ensure female’s safety from toxic damages. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 With the predominant use of plastic bottles and canned food in America, the urgency to take...

High Levels BPA In Urine Obese Kids
2013-08-20 11:23:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Michigan have found evidence indicating children with higher levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in their urine are more likely to be obese and have adverse levels of body fat, according to a new report in the journal Pediatrics. BPA is a synthetic plastics additive that has recently gained notoriety for its detrimental health effects, particularly in unborn and young children. Based on analysis of the...

2013-08-19 15:09:48

By determining the three-dimensional structure of proteins at the atomic level, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered how some commonly used flame retardants, called brominated flame retardants (BFRs), can mimic estrogen hormones and possibly disrupt the body's endocrine system. BFRs are chemicals added or applied to materials to slow or prevent the start or growth of fire. "We're beginning to have a better understanding of flame retardants and their effect on...

2013-08-15 12:23:48

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever wondered what Bisphenol A (BPA) -- a chemical linked to cancer and found in food cans and plastics -- would look like and how it would behave if it were a person? Meet the characters of The Toxies, a non-profit multi-media campaign to protect communities, workers and the environment from toxic hazards. On August 15, 2013, the Toxies campaign will premiere The Toxies: Exposed, a 7-part satirical video series that follows a...

2013-08-01 23:26:40

Eco friendly, toxin-free company, Wild Mint, shares insight on how to prepare a healthy, non toxic, earth friendly lunch, in time for back to school season. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Wild Mint, a company dedicated to providing non-toxic, eco friendly and healthy solutions to families, is sharing insight for parents on how to pack a sustainable, non-toxic lunch for their children, this back to school season. Making an effort to invest in earth friendly, safer lunch gear is...

Chlorinated BPA Is A Concern
2013-07-18 08:14:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bisphenol A (BPA) has been a worry for scientists for years. It is known as an "endocrine disruptor," a substance that interferes with the body's hormone signaling system. BPA is found in everything from plastic drink bottles to the linings of food and drink cans to the thermal paper used for cash register receipts - it is even present in the urine of 92.6 percent of Americans over the age of six. BPA has also been associated with...

2013-07-09 23:27:51

Environmentally-friendly and toxin-free company, Essential Safe Products, has a new name to showcase how far it has come: Wild Mint. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 The company, Essential Safe Products, has changed its name to Wild Mint, to better represent its continued growth of its eco-friendly, toxin-free selection of products since its beginning in September 2011. The company, which started selling only toxin-free water bottles and kitchen items, now has an expansive selection...

Metabolic Disorders May Be Triggered By Food Contaminants
2013-06-28 09:29:13

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists suspect certain food contaminants of triggering, or worsening, metabolic disorders, especially when the contaminants accompany a high-fat diet. A new study from the Inserm cardiovascular, metabolism, diabetology and nutrition unit used a mouse model that had been rendered obese with a high fat diet to study the effects of the food contaminants. The researchers introduced a "cocktail" of contaminants mixed with low doses of...

Bisphenol-A Linked To Obesity In Pre-Teenage Girls
2013-06-13 07:30:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The harmful effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) have been touted in recent years, with exposure to the substance being linked to fertility issues, asthma and now obesity. In a new study by researchers with Kaiser Permanente, it has been found that girls between nine and 12 years of age with above average levels of BPA in their urine had twice the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of the chemical. The study is published...