The next time the cashier asks, “Would you like your receipt?” the healthiest response might be, “No thanks!” That’s because a small but troubling new study finds that touching a cash register receipt can increase your body’s absorption of a controversial chemical used in the receipt’s coating.
Well, this is a little scary. the FDA has announced their concern over BPA - or Bisphenol A - an estrogen-like chemical found in plastic that could potentially cause health problems to folks of all ages. While fetuses, infants and children could be susceptible brain and prostate gland issues, they're not the only ones who could get sick. AARP Bulletin reports:
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