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BPA Plastic and Breast Cancer Connection? — Wellness Wire

Tufts University researcher Doctor Perinaaz Wadia is looking to common household plastics as a cause for unexplained breast cancers.  Known to be estrogenic, bisphenol A (BPA) is a plastic found in many everyday products from polycarbonate water bottles, dental sealants, some baby bottles, and more. Researchers have also unearthed possible links between BPA and the development of the prostate gland and brain, as well as “behavioral effects in fetuses, infants and children,” according to a 2008 report from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.  

http://www.wickedlocal.com/brookline/news/x1128412234/Brookline-scientist-looking-for-cause-of-breast-cancer-in-household-objects

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