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Oregon Senate votes to ban BPA from bottles

The Oregon Senate has voted to ban the use of a potentially harmful chemical from baby bottles, children's sippy cups and reusable water bottles. Full story

Ore. Senate delays vote on banning BPA in bottles

The Oregon Senate has delayed a vote on a measure that would ban the use of a potentially harmful chemical from baby bottles, children's sippy cups and reusable water bottles. Full story

Food Packaging Harbors Harmful Chemicals

Plastic wrappers, food cans and storage tubs deposit at least two potentially harmful chemicals into our food, confirmed a new study. By cutting out containers, people can dramatically reduce their exposures to these toxins. Full story

Chemical tied to hormonal syndrome

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have increased blood levels of the widely used industrial chemical bisphenol A, a small study finds -- raising the question of whether the compound plays some role in the disorder. Full story

As BPA Concerns Rise, Can Companies Seek Alternatives

Canned foods have been getting the cold shoulder from a growing number of grocery shoppers lately -- not because of their nutritional content or their taste, but because the linings of most metal food cans contain the chemical BPA. Full story

BPA may inhibit pregnancy

Even as women choose to have babies later in life, more are having trouble conceiving, and the chemical BPA might be partly to blame, suggests a new study. Full story

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  BPA-laced dental sealants a concern for kids?

A new study suggests that the chemical BPA, commonly used in dental sealants, could pose health risks to children. NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.