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Processed Meats Like Bacon, Sausage Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Says

Bacon may be the food of the decade, but if you’re trying to avoid cancer, particularly breast cancer, you may want to take that item off your grocery list. A new study shows that regularly consuming processed meats like bacon, sausage and ham could increase your risk for breast cancer by 9 percent, KGET reports. While study authors admitted that their findings did leave some “unanswered” questions, previous research by the World Health Organization has shown that smoked, cured and salted meats may be carcinogenic.  Read more...

 

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