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2008-09-18 09:00:08

The Associated Press WASHINGTON Government officials this week gave consumers some tips on how to reduce their exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, even as they said they believe the substance is safe.

2008-09-18 00:00:08

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - With scientists at odds about the risks of a chemical found in plastic baby bottles, metal cans and other food packaging, the government on Tuesday gave consumers some tips on how to reduce their exposure to BPA even as it said the substance is safe.A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee met as a major study linked bisphenol A to possible risks of heart disease and diabetes.

2008-09-17 09:00:08

From wire reports WASHINGTON The first large study in people of a chemical widely used in everyday plastics has found that individuals with higher levels of bisphenol A had higher rates of heart disease, diabetes and liver abnormalities, a finding that immediately became the focus of the increasingly heated debate over the safety of the chemical.

Word of the Day
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The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.