Why we remained concerned about man made chemicals in the water…

I know, you have heard so much concern about everything that you assume that everything gives you cancer. I understand. Today’s story though is more proof to the pudding that we need to continue to get more research, and fight for getting the chemical companies to prove their products are safe, rather than get down the road and find out we have been affecting an entire generation of children. Is that too much to ask?  

10/6 USA Today Plastic chemical linked aggression in toddler girls

 By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY A new study adds to the growing concern that prenatal exposure to the chemical bisphenol A could harm children’s development. In the study of 249 pregnant women, the first to examine the effects of BPA on children’s behavior, researchers found that girls whose mothers had the highest levels of BPA during pregnancy were more aggressive and hyperactive at age 2 than other girls. Findings appear today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Girls were more likely to be aggressive if their mothers had high levels of BPA — an estrogen-like chemical used in many consumer products — early in pregnancy or at about 16 weeks, the study says. A typical pregnancy lasts 40 weeks. More at http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2009-10-06-bpa-pregnancy_N.htm

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