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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...

2013-05-30 23:17:56

Lucintel Analyzes EMC in Global Semiconductor Packaging Industry: Market Expected to Reach $1,702 Million in 2017 Irving, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The epoxy molding compound (EMC) market in the semiconductor packaging industry has witnessed growth over the last five years. It is expected to continue its growth momentum and reach approximately US $1,702 million by 2017. Numerous factors influence the EMC market in the semiconductor packaging industry. Lucintel, a leading global management...

2013-04-18 23:02:48

California has added BPA, a chemical found in many dental composites and sealants, to its list of chemicals known to cause birth defects. Fortunately, dental dealer PureLife offers several BPA-free alternatives for dentists, as part of its commitment to better human and environmental health. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 The State of California has added Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in many dental composites and sealants, to its list of chemicals known to cause birth...

2013-03-13 23:00:57

In February, 2013 the World Health Organization released a study documenting the alarming effects of products that contain endocrine disruptors, which can range from the natural (phytoestrogens in soy) to the chemical (BPA, phthalates). Find out key ingredients to avoid, and simple steps to avoid them. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that may interfere with the body´s hormonal balance and produce adverse developmental, reproductive,...

2013-03-08 00:45:52

Lead investigator says discovery is cause for concern, not alarm Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of products and food packaging material, child-care articles and medical devices. “Although it´s not completely understood how phthalates get into our food, packaging may be a contributor to the...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin