You might want to think twice before puckering up to your favorite lipstick!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is putting triclosan, a chemical used as a preservative in lipstick as well as toothpaste, soaps and deodorant, under the microscope because
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That would stink, but cancer specialist Dr. Philippa Darbre believes it is worth investigating.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and research suggests that "the majority of cases are environmental in origin," but that environmental origin is still a mystery.
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