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10-year Study Links Bisphenol A to Future Heart Disease

7:51 AM MST | March 7, 2012 | Alex Scott

A new study following 1,619 people over 10 years shows that healthy people with higher urine concentrations of Bisphenol A (BPA) subsequently were more likely to develop heart disease. It is the first time that data has been used to establish a link between exposure to BPA and future onset of cardiovascular disease. BPA is widely used in food and beverage packaging. Only this week Campbell’s Soup CFO says the company will phase out the use of BPA in can linings.    The study was carried out by researchers at the Peninsula College of Medicine and...

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