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Lori Alton – Swimming in chlorinated pools increase bladder cancer risk by 57 percent

(NaturalHealth365) It seems like the perfect summer pursuit: a relaxing day spent in the pool. But scientific studies suggest that what appears to be a refreshing summer pastime could actually expose you to dangerous cancer-causing pool chemicals.

Research has found that swimming in chlorinated pools heightens bladder cancer risk by a shocking 57 percent. Worse yet, when the cancer-causing components of chlorine are absorbed through the skin or lungs, the risk of cancer climbs even higher since there is no opportunity for detoxification via the liver.

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