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2008-09-17 15:00:00

By JOHN FAUBER Adults with higher levels of the common chemical bisphenol A in their urine had significantly increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and liver abnormalities, according to the first large study of human exposure to the substance. The finding, to be published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, involved urine samples taken from 1,455 U.S. men and women. It came as a surprise because earlier research suggested that the main concern was with developing...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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