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    Default Smacking & shouting increases cancer risk?

    Really? I don't understand how it's possible
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    Default Smacking & shouting increases cancer risk?

    Really? And only kids? What about adults yelling at/smacking other adults?

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    I disagree with smacking but that has to be one of the most ridiculous things I've heard to date.

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    Default Smacking & shouting increases cancer risk?

    Riiiiight...

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    Default Smacking & shouting increases cancer risk?

    I think it's just a bit of sensationalism - I think they are just saying its stress that can impact on health and I'm assuming they mean kids that are hit or yelled at are more stressed and therefore it could have an impact on health ( I'm assuming if they then turn into adults that get stressed easily?)

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    I think there is some truth ..the documentary "Immortal " touches on this

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    So, to play devils advocate, how come there wasn't a higher incidence of childhood cancer in previous generations? I mean, didn't they yell and smack a heck of a lot more than families do today?

    Way to make the parents who are dealing with childhood cancer right now add another thing to their "am I guilty of causing this?" list! I personally know that I questioned each and every one of my actions, health issues etc when I had a child born with congenital heart disease and then lost her despite 4 open heart surgeries ...

    Articles like this make steam erupt from my ears I get so angry, and I am a usually calm person.

    Imagine having a child newly diagnosed with cancer and reading something like this. You would feel even more guilty for that one time that you were just pushed to your limits and snapped. It may have just been one time, and you may have just shouted or smacked a hand away, but you would be heaping guilt upon yourself like nothing else on earth because your need to find a tangible reason why this is happening to your child, the most precious thing in your life, will override all rational thought!

    It's a load of complete horse****!

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    I think if a child develops cancer, the parent is going to feel sh!tty enough without having to add "was this my fault?" to the stack of things on their mind.

    I saw this article on Facebook a few days ago and thought what a load of bull.

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    The cancer council itself has a statement on its website 'cancer is not caused by worry or stress' or something like that.

    I think smacking/yelling could have hugely negative impacts on a child's health. Cancer: no

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    I think being yelled at and hit would be quite stressful, and it is well documented that stress is bad for our physical health. So I guess thats the link?


 

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