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Where you live may effect cancer survival
In this headline, “Where you live may effect cancer survival”, I presume you mean that where one lives may INFLUENCE cancer risk, rather than CAUSE it. In that case, I suggest you change “effect” to “affect”. Bad show!
“Where You Live may AFFECT…” PLEASE learn the difference between AFFECT and EFFECT.
As a former teacher this kind of error is totally unacceptable and drives me crazy! Where are your copy editors?
Quite a few readers commented on this one. We corrected: GBU Editor
Spanish actress Elsa Pataky poses during a photocall to bring awareness to breast cancer in central Madrid April 6, 2009. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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