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Prenatal exposure to BPA might explain aggressive behavior in some 2-year-old girls

October 06, 2009
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Daughters of women exposed to a common chemical found in some plastics while they were pregnant are more likely to have unusually aggressive and hyperactive behaviors as 2-year-olds, according to a new study by lead by Dr. Bruce Lanphear with researchers at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

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