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Dental sealants linked to BPA exposure

A new study finds dental sealants commonly used to prevent cavities may expose children to BPA, a controversial chemical thought to be linked with health problems. Researchers found that materials used in sealants can break down into BPA when they come in contact with saliva. BPA levels can spike...

4 years 6 months ago

Breast scans show increased cancers

Women whose jobs expose them to certain chemicals in early adulthood may have an increased risk of breast cancer. Canadian researchers studied the effects of chemicals and pollutants on women who were diagnosed with breast cancer after menopause. Those exposed to synthetic fibers and petroleum products -- fuel-burning byproducts --...

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