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Safety controversy continues: BPA exposure linked to childhood asthma

KEY POINT

Urinary bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations at ages 3, 5, and 7 years were associated with increased odds of asthma diagnosis between ages 5 and 12 years.

SOURCES

Donohue KM et al. Prenatal and postnatal bisphenol A exposure and asthma development among inner-city children. J Allerg Clin Immunol. 2013;131:736–42.