July 2010

A Clean House Isn’t Worth Breast Cancer

As more information becomes available and more companies produce eco-friendly and healthier alternatives to household products, we’re gradually learning about the risks we face when it comes to the items we buy and fill our homes with. A new study from the journal Environmental Health suggests that women who use household cleaning products on a regular basis may be doubling their risk of breast cancer as they wash, dust, and prepare their homes for the white glove test.