The ABCs of BPA

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by Karen Malkin, NBC-HWC When it comes to environmental toxins, it’s impossible to cut them out altogether, but it is possible to be informed so you can minimize your risk of exposure to them. You’ve likely heard of Bisphenol-A (BPA). However, many people do not realize the many places BPA can be found, or how it affects their health. BPA is a chemical compound found in polycarbonate plastic that was approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the 1960s. The hard, clear…