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People with metabolic syndrome, which can include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar and several other conditions, are at higher risk of getting cancer, a new study finds. Oscar Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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How high blood sugar, hypertension and obesity can add up to cancer risk

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Rep. Shontel Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, is calling on the FDA to do further investigations into hair straightening products that contain chemicals flagged for health risks. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images hide caption

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Jeremy Nottingham (bottom right) sits for a family photo with his parents, Junius and Sharon, and sister Briana. Junius Nottingham Jr. hide caption

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Testing your genes for cancer risk is way cheaper now — and it could save your life

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A trader works earlier this month alongside the New York Stock Exchange post where shares of Lumber Liquidators are traded. The company's stock price has been falling ever since a 60 Minutes report on the cancer risk from some of its floor products. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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