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Beating breast cancer: Green is the new pink
Put down that pink product and take a closer look at its ingredients if you really want to prevent breast cancer.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 6:58 AM
Take a quick look down the beauty aisle of any store this month and you will be assaulted with the color pink. Many of these products are donning that pink packaging as part of this month's campaign for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
. But the sad truth is that many of those products actually contain the very ingredients that have been linked to cancer. So if you really want to show you're savvy about breast cancer, look past the pink packaging to the list of ingredients contained within.
has put together this nifty infographic showing which toxic ingredients to watch out for this month, and every month. Want to beat breast cancer? Green is the new pink. Here's what you need to know:
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