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WORST OF 2012: Yikes, common antibacterial soap ingredient could impair muscle function

Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but an ingredient widely used in antibacterial soaps is far from heaven-sent. A new study from the University of California Davis links triclosan with impaired activity in both heart and skeletal muscles. But although evidence for its toxicity is largely based on animal studies, the severity of the effects suggests a similar effect on human health at current levels of exposure. Chief among the concerns? Its potential contribution to heart disease and failure.

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