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Old 07-29-2010, 11:44 AM   #1
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Default Do cleaning products cause breast cancer?

Do cleaning products cause breast cancer?
July 20, 2010
Courtesy of BioMed Central Limited
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Do cleaning products cause breast cancer?
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Wom­en who re­port great­er use of clean­ing prod­ucts may be at high­er breast can­cer risk than those who say they use them spar­ing­ly, a small study sug­gests.

Sci­en­tists writ­ing in the re­search jour­nal En­vi­ron­men­tal Health asked more than 1500 wom­en about their clean­ing prod­uct us­age, and found a high­er breast can­cer rate among wom­en who re­ported us­ing more air fresh­en­ers and prod­ucts for mold and mil­dew con­trol.

The re­search­ers at the Si­lent Spring In­sti­tute in New­ton, Mass., and the Bos­ton Uni­vers­ity School of Pub­lic Health con­ducted...
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