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School-Age Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk​​​​​​

Scientists found that hard drinking in a woman’s youth is linked with breast cancer. A new study suggests that regular consumption of alcohol raises a woman’s risk of “proliferative benign breast disease” by 15 percent. While these lesions are non-cancerous, they can increase your risk of breast cancer by 500 percent, writes Science Daily.

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