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Industry Disputes Study Linking BPA and Childhood Obesity
7:17 AM MDT | September 21, 2012 | â€”Kara Sissell
A study published in the most recent version of The Journal of the American Medical Association links exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased obesity in children. However, ACC says the studyâ€™s own authors admit there is no reliable evidence of a link between the two. The study used a cross section of 2,838 participants, ages 6â€“19, and results show that those with the highest exposure to BPA were up to two times more likely to be obese, researchers say. â€œTo our knowledge, this is the first report of an association of an environmental chemical exposure...
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