A new study shows that some of the most vulnerable babies are exposed to high levels of the chemical bisphenol A before they even leave the hospital.

Many manufacturers have taken BPA out of plastic baby bottles in the past year because of concerns that the estrogen-like chemical could harm young children. Studies have linked high levels in adults to heart disease and diabetes.

CDC researchers had detected BPA in more than 90% of Americans tested (read the pdf report).

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