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BPA Could Reduce Sperm Count

Bisphenol A, or BPA, has already been linked to breast and prostate cancer, early sexual maturation in young girls, ADHD, immune system problems, and an increase in obesity and type 2 diabetes. Now ad…

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Avoiding BPA? Meet the Controversial New Plastic Label

If you’re avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, there’s a new plastic label that you may want to keep on your radar: EA free. But it's controversial. More and more consumers …

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A Great Loss: Theo Colborn (1927-2014)

Theo Colborn, environmental health pioneer [1927-2014] Theo Colborn, a scientist and environmental health advocate, passed away this week. Her tireless work was and will continue to be meaningful t…

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5 Ways to Detox From BPA

If you live in the United States, there's more than a 90 percent chance that BPA is already in your bloodstream. Bisphenol A (BPA) — the nasty, endocrine-disrupting chemical linked to cancers…

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Scientists Agree, BPA is an ‘Ovarian Toxicant’

Studies of humans, mice, monkeys, and sheep all point to the same scary conclusion -- that BPA wreaks havoc on the female reproductive system. Bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, is an ingredient u…

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This Post Will Make You Stop Drinking Soda Instantly

Think that daily can of soda is something you're sneaking into your diet? Your mouth knows what's it drinking. And even though your body craves it, your insides beg to differ. Of course, it's hard …

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5 Best Reusable Water Bottles

Reusable water bottles are the bomb when it comes to reducing throwaway plastic and saving water. It's estimated that as much as two gallons of water might be wasted for every gallon that's bottled in…

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Congress Considers Legislation to Ban BPA In Storage Containers

Last week, Sen. Edward Markey, D‐Mass., and Reps. Lois Capps, D-Calif., and Grace Meng, D-N.Y., introduced the "Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014" into both chambers of Congress.  If pas…

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22 Freaky Facts About Plastic Pollution

We can't seem to escape plastic... it's everywhere. And we can't escape plastic pollution, either. Plastic is literally at my fingertips all day long. Plastic keyboard. Plastic framed computer…

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BPA-Free Plastic Is Toxic, Too. Here are Some Good Alternatives

I've been waiting for the other shoe to drop ever since I first learned about the dangers of BPA (bisphenol-A) a few years back. So when I saw this eye-opening Mother Jones article, The Scary New Evid…

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