Pesticides. Plastics. Cosmetics. Deodorants. Cookware. Stain-resistant furniture. Computers.
What do all these seemingly unrelated items have in common?
At one time or another, all have been suspected of increasing the risk of breast cancer.
The important point to recognize is that most researchers agree that there are no solidly proven links between these — or other similar environmental factors — and the risk of breast cancer.
The troubling aspect of this, however, is that many believe it’s just a matter of time before we connect the scientific dots and see a picture of increased risk.
“It’s true that we have no direct…