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Old 17 December 2011, 07:42 PM
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Glasses Breast cancer myths? Many chemicals unproven to raise risk

Women who want to reduce their risk of breast cancer may have heard they should avoid exposure to industrial chemicals but scientific evidence has so far not proven a direct link, said a US group.

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Comment: Does pulling hair out of freckles cause cancer?
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Old 21 May 2012, 05:25 PM
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Reading this thread makes me wonder if using a QWERTY keyboard causes cancer, similarly if using a QWERTZ in CH/DE, or AZERTY in FR.
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Old 21 May 2012, 05:40 PM
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Reading this thread makes me wonder if using a QWERTY keyboard causes cancer, similarly if using a QWERTZ in CH/DE, or AZERTY in FR.
It might not be true, but we'd all better start using All-Natural DVORAK just in case!
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Comment: Does pulling hair out of freckles cause cancer?
I've heard this one about moles, specifically that damaging them makes them more likely to become cancerous. Don't know if that's any more true.
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Old 03 June 2012, 03:29 AM
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Comment: A friend posted this on facebook:

"How many Ladies leave their pepper shakers out on the table or counters?
Did you know black pepper contains oil, Ground pepper should be kept in
the fridge, BUT better is to use a pepper grinder also kept in the fridge,
oil from pepper corns gone bad causes prostate cancer in men, freeze dried
spices should also be kept in the freezer."
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Old 03 June 2012, 05:19 AM
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nuts also contain oil -- and are not stored in the fridge-- what does containing oil got to do with anything?
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Old 03 June 2012, 05:30 AM
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For that matter, oil contains oil. I don't keep my vegetable oil in the fridge.
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Old 12 June 2012, 03:28 AM
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Comment: I heard that the plug in oil fresheners cause brain tumors.
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Comment: Not sure how it works elsewhere but in most of Africa (I am in
Uganda), the Average person uses prepaid credit to make phone calls.When
you buy credit , what we refer to as airtime for your phone, you generally
buy a card that has a series of numbers hidden under a silver, or onyx
coat of what I'm being told is silver nitro oxide. so to see your serial
number, you have to scratch this away. Most people use their finger nails,
the more meticulous ones use coins. That's the background. Here's the
message I received;

Hello
I came across this piece of info and thought sharing it with you is
essential.
United States have found new cancer in human beings caused by Silver
Nitro Oxide. Whenever you buy recharge cards, donít scratch with nails
as it contains Silver Nitro Oxide coating and can cause skin cancer.
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Old 12 November 2013, 08:31 PM
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Comment: using eyeliner on the upper eyelid causes cancer?
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Old 13 November 2013, 01:35 AM
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Only if you are applying a smoky eye. Everyone knows smokey causes cancer.
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