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New Study Finds Using Hair Dye May Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer

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It seems like there’s always something new being added to the “may cause cancer” list. It can get very overwhelming very quickly. On the one hand, you can only try to avoid so many things that have been deemed unhealthy without driving yourself totally bonkers. On the other hand, though, it’s important to stay informed and make the health decisions that are right for you. 

With that in mind, there’s a new item on the cancer risk list: permanent hair dye. A new study says that hair dye may increase breast cancer risk. Does that mean you should cancel your next touch-up appointment? Not necessarily! Here’s what we know.