The story that singer Sheryl Crow got her breast cancer from bottled water that was left in a car keeps going around. Check out one example of this story — the other variants run basically along the same lines :. Bottled water in your car is very dangerous! On the Ellen show, Sheryl Crow said that this is what caused her breast cancer. It has been identified as the most common cause of the high levels of dioxin in breast cancer tissue.
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Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. Ten years after beating breast cancer , Sheryl Crow is opening up about her experience and speaking out about why we need to be diligent about getting mammograms. On Tuesday, the singer penned an essay for People , urging others to "stop making excuses" and get tested for breast cancer. Despite technological advancements, she wrote, too many of us are neglecting to get our mammograms when we need to.
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A forwarded message circulating online warns consumers not to drink bottled water that has been sitting in a warm car for any length of time because, supposedly, the heat causes cancer-producing toxins to "leak" from the plastic into the water. How accurate is it? Analysis: False as written, though research into potential health hazards associated with disposable water bottles is ongoing see updates at the bottom of this page. Plastic bottles of the type used for packaging commercially marketed drinking water in the U. This means, among other things, that the FDA reviews test data on the safety of the plastics used in disposable water bottles—including the potential for hazardous chemicals to leaching or "migrate" from the plastic into the water—and has thus far established that they pose no significant risk to human health.
Summary of eRumor: There are a several versions of this eRumor. The first to appear on the Internet was a message that says a Dr. Edward Fujimoto from the Castle Hospital no location mentioned appeared on television and said plastic containers should not be used for heating foods in a microwave oven. He said this is especially true if the foods contain fat. The message claims that the combination of fats and plastics will release dioxins into the food and into the cells of the body with a risk of cancer.