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A study published online today in Pediatrics shows a link between early exposure to bisphenol-A and neurobehavioral problems.  Bisphenol A can be found in many consumer products (usually food & beverage containers).  Researchers found that higher levels of BPA in girls age 3 and younger, and also in pregnant mothers, were associated with more hyperactivity, anxiety and depression in the girls, using pediatric assessments for these problems.  Here’s a link to the abstract.

Children, Mental Health, Nutrition, Parenting