March 1, 2013: BPA Raises Risk of Childhood Asthma

Center researcher Dr. Kathleen Donohue led  a study which found that BPA exposure early in childhood raised the risk of developing asthma. “At a population level, our study suggests that BPA may be an important and understudied environmental risk factor for child asthma” states Dr. Donohue. These new findings were highlighted by TIME, CNN, US News and others. Read some of these articles below:

 

Read  “Study Finds Link Between BPA and Asthma” at CNN or download a copy here.

Read “BPA Exposure Link to Asthma In Kids” at TIME or download a copy here.

Read “Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids” at U.S. News or download a copy here.

Read “New Study Links BPA and Childhood Asthma” at Scientific American or download a copy here.

Read “BPA exposure linked to kids’ asthma risk” at Fox News or download a copy here.

Read “Childhood asthma, BPA exposure linked in new study” at Environmental Health News or download a copy here.

Read “BPA May Increase Asthma In Children, Study Finds” at Boston Globe or download a copy here.

Read “BPA May Raise Kids’ Asthma Risk, Study Finds” at Huffington Post or download a copy here.

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