33 Shocking Everyday Activities That Increase the Risk of Cancer

Taking Too Many Flights

#29 Taking Too Many Flights

A study revealed that female flight attendants had double the cases of breast cancer and four times the cases of skin cancer than women in other professions. As baffling as this is, the reason could be the sheer height at which they do their jobs. 

A research study published by Environmental Health, a scientific journal, suggested that the possible reasons could be prolonged exposure to ionizing radiation at high altitudes. However, taking flights infrequently shouldn’t be a cause of worry.

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