Jim Byard's Health Beat
BPA May Raise Risk of Miscarriage

10/22/2013

A certain chemical used in many plastics and canned food linings may significantly increase a womans risk of miscarriage. A new study found the risk from the chemical bisphenal-A or BPA goes up when a microwaveable container , plastic water bottle or can of food is heatdor left out in the sun. The findings are in Stanford University study being presented at this weeks annual conference of the American Society for Reproduction Medicene. The researchers recommend pregnant women avoid cooking or warming foods in plastic containers.


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