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Having Too Clean A House Can Trigger Childhood Leukemia

After thirty years of research, a leading expert warned how ultra-clean modern homes and antiseptic wipes combined with feeling compelled to protect small children against any infection are partially the cause of the most common childhood cancer, according to The Guardian. Prof. Mel Greaves said childhood acute leukemia has nothing to do with diet, power lines, or any number of previous scapegoats but was caused by a combination of genetic mutations and a lack of childhood infection. Greaves said the good news from his findings is that the cancer is likely to be preventable and part of the solution would be to make sure children under the age of one have social contact with others. Greaves…