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Birth control may increase breast cancer risk

Birth control may be increasing women’s chance of developing breast cancer by as much as 38 percent. The link with cancer risk exists not only for older generations of hormonal contraceptives but also for the products that many women use today, according to a paper published Wednesday in the New...
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