According to a survey published in 2007, a substantial proportion of the U.S. population has symptoms of eczema—31.6 million to be more specific. Most of these cases are not diagnosed by a physician, which shows these conditions are often undertreated. Eczema (also called atopic dermatitis) affects both kids and adults, and is more common in cities and polluted areas. It’s also linked with asthma and allergies, and causes symptoms like itching, redness, and rashes.
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In 2010, the Silent Spring Institute conducted a study of nearly 800 women who had breast cancer. They compared them to about the same number of women who didn’t have cancer, and found out something disturbing. Those women who reported a greater use of cleaning products were at a higher risk for breast cancer than those who used cleaning products sparingly. Those who reported the highest combined cleaning product use had double the risk as those who reported the lowest use.