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Researchers at Rutgers University found there was an alarming increase in risk of developing the disease when certain women used dark hair dye and chemical relaxers.

Black women who dye their hair have a 51% increase in risk of breast cancer, a study by Rutgers University claims

  • White women who use chemical relaxers have a 74% increase in risk 
  • Researchers suggest toxic chemicals in the products can harm the body

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