WASHINGTON (Sept. 19, 4:55 p.m. ET) — Children and teenagers with higher levels of bisphenol A are 2.6 times more likely to be obese than those who have lower levels of BPA, according to an examination of data by the New York University School of Medicine. But the American Chemistry Council immediately disputed the results, released Sept. 18, arguing that the analysis was "incapable of establishing any meaningful connection between BPA and obesity, due to inherent, fundamental limitations in this study."
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