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4 Your Health: A connection to eating unhealthy foods as a child and breast cancer

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Tucson- Poor eating habits at a young age may increase a woman's risk for breast cancer.

A new UCLA study tracked the diet and health of over 1,000 middle aged women. Those who ate a lot of refined sugars, carbs and red meat but few fruits and vegetables as teenagers were 35 percent more likely to develop breast cancer at a young age than healthier eaters.

Women who ate poorly during their early adult years had a 41 percent higher risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer.

Flu medicine okay for mom and baby

Some good news for pregnant women, flu medications are safe for both mom and baby.

A new study found Tamiflu** and Relenza do not increase the risk of pre-term delivery, low birth weight or birth defects.

In fact, experts said not treating flu symptoms can more serious problems for a developing baby.

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