Johnson & Johnson recall sunscreens

The five sunscreen products were shown to contain small amounts of benzene, a known carcinogen. Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure. The […]

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25-year-long study of Black women links frequent use of lye-based hair relaxers to a higher risk of breast cancer

Frequent and long-term use of lye-based hair straightening products, or relaxers, may increase the risk of breast cancer among Black women, compared with more moderate use. Boston University’s Black Women’s Health Study followed 59,000 self-identified African American women for over 25 years, sending questionnaires every two years on new diagnoses […]

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