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Light May Be Connected to Breast Cancer

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Light May Be Connected to Breast Cancer

Light May Be Connected to Breast Cancer

Light May Be Connected to Breast Cancer

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Exposure to light during the night seems to make women more prone to breast cancer. New research out of Israel says that it might have something to do with the hormone melatonin. Madeleine Brand talks to medical contributor Sydney Spiesel about the finding.