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National Toxicology Program (NTP)

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September 2008: 'The FDA's position on BPA runs counter to a report by another federal agency, the National Toxicology Program, which found "some concern" that BPA may cause developmental problems in the brains and hormonal systems of children.'

July 2005: "In 1990, an animal study by the National Toxicology Program found "equivocal evidence" of a link between fluoridated water and cancer in male rats."


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Owned by (partial or full, past or present) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Organization Jul 14, 2005

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Sep 17, 2008 Study Links Chemical BPA to Health Problems: Findings Reignite Debate Over Safety; Scientists Say More Research Is Needed

QUOTE: The first large study in humans of a chemical widely used in everyday plastics has found that people with higher levels of bisphenol A had higher rates of heart disease, diabetes and liver abnormalities, a finding that immediately became the focus of the increasingly heated debate over the safety of the chemical.

Washington Post
Aug 14, 2006 Skin Cancer Up Among Young; Tanning Salons Become Target

QUOTE: in response to an unexplained increase in skin cancer among young people, some have fixed their sights on a more governable suspect: the $5 billion-a-year indoor tanning industry...the tanning industry has mounted a vigorous counteroffensive to persuade lawmakers to circumscribe the regulation of an industry that until recently was virtually free to serve clients of any age.

New York Times
Jul 13, 2005 Professor at Harvard Is Being Investigated: Fluoride-Cancer Link May Have Been Hidden

QUOTE: Federal investigators and Harvard University officials are probing whether a Harvard professor buried research suggesting a link between fluoridated tap water and bone cancer in adolescent boys.

Washington Post