26 May '12, 3pm

Is Your Water Bottle Giving You Cancer? New Study Reveals Shocking BPA Dangers

for short, has been in the spotlight for decades, with both the chemical industry and occasionally the federal government touting its safety, while independent, non-industry funded scientific studies show us how dangerous the chemical truly is. The latest news regarding BPA is no different, with new independent studies showing that the common chemical has the potential to increase the risk of breast cancer when exposure occurs in the womb. BPA is a common chemical used primarily in the production of plastics, such as baby bottles, canned goods (lining the inside of cans), soda bottles, and other common plastic goods that typically hold food or beverages (although it is found in countless other polycarbonate plastic products , including medical devices). It helps preserve the life of perishable goods, but comes at a dangerous cost to human health. The chemical easily leache...

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