Evaluating Scientific Research
November 8, 2015

Evaluating Scientific Research

I received an email from one of our customers with a great question, “Thank you for reminding me to be more cautious about what I believe that I see on the internet. But how am I or anyone who doesn't have a science background supposed to know what to look for in all of those studies we read about?”
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Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer: Part 3
November 2, 2015

Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer: Part 3

The claim that using antiperspirant causes breast cancer is listed under “common cancer myths and misconceptions” on the National Cancer Institute website. Part 3 continues debunking the major misconceptions concerning breast cancer and antiperspirants.
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Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer: Part 2
October 26, 2015

Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer: Part 2

The misinformation concerning antiperspirants and breast cancer has been circulated via emails, on websites and even in newspapers. In this blog I will explore the myth that states, "Since antiperspirants keep a person from sweating, cancer-causing toxins build up in the armpit lymph nodes located in the armpits."
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Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer: Part 1
October 19, 2015

Antiperspirants & Breast Cancer: Part 1

Since underarm antiperspirants and deodorants are applied near the breast and often contain synthetic ingredients, some have suggested a connection between their use and breast cancer. Although no scientific evidence links the use of these products to the development of breast cancer, there is a great deal of misinformation circulating around the internet. I have created a series of four blogs and over the next few weeks I will try to shed some light on the misinformation.
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