Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health Reports Link Between BPA and Risk for Childhood Asthma

Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health are the first to report an association between early childhood exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) and an elevated risk for asthma in young children. BPA is a component of some plastics and is found in food can liners and store receipts. 

 

Click here to read the complete press release.  Visit the Center's website for educational materials on removing BPA from your home and other environmental health topics.