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  • American College of Pediatricians pushes Abortion-Breast Cancer (ABC) Link

    04/22/2015 11:50:24 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/17/2015 | Dr. Susan Berry
     In a press release last week, the American College of Pediatricians urged health care providers to educate young women about the strong link between abortion and breast cancer. In 2013, Dr. Rebecca Johnson, a cancer specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital, released results of a study that demonstrated that the number of advanced breast cancer cases has increased among younger women, aged 25-39 years. After an analysis of 34 years worth of data from many countries, Johnson and her colleagues found that induced abortion was likely a causal–not correlational–risk factor for the development of breast cancer. The pediatricians group also revisits the...
  • The longer babies breastfeed, the more they achieve in life – major study

    03/18/2015 2:46:15 AM PDT · by 9thLife · 28 replies
    gardian ^ | Tuesday 17 March 2015 20.01 EDT | Sarah Boseley Health editor
    Breastfed babies are more likely to turn into well-educated and higher-earning adults, according to a major long-term study. ... It is already known that breastfeeding can increase a child’s IQ by a small amount. The question that Dr Bernardo Lessa Horta from the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil wanted to answer was whether this translated into greater intelligence and better prospects as an adult. “Our study provides the first evidence that prolonged breastfeeding not only increases intelligence until at least the age of 30 years but also has an impact both at an individual and societal level by improving...
  • Alan Grayson's divorce trial delayed by leaking breast implants

    01/21/2015 11:36:28 AM PST · by billorites · 52 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 21, 2015 | Kelly Cohen
    A trial surrounding Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife’s alleged bigamy has been delayed due to an unlikely medical reason. Lolita Grayson filed court papers this week saying she had been suffering from chest pains. When she went to a hospital to find out the cause, she was told she needed emergency surgery to remove her leaking breast implants and scar tissue, according to the Associated Press. The surgery was Monday; the trial had been scheduled for Thursday in Orlando and has now been rescheduled for March. "Due to this medical emergency, wife is unable to prepare for or attend the trial,"...
  • 'Vacation Breasts' May Be Next Big Thing in Plastic Surgery

    11/11/2014 3:51:35 PM PST · by njslim · 136 replies
    ABC Good Morning America ^ | 11/11/14 | Genevieve Shaw Brown
    Think of it as test driving plastic surgery: You wouldn't buy a car without driving it, seeing how it feels when you sit in the seat. So why should breasts be any different? The New York plastic surgeon who developed the "insta breast," a saline injection into the breast that gives the impression of implants for 24 hours, is now working on a method that would last two to three weeks.
  • ‘Set your girls free’: Monday is National No Bra Day (Photo)

    10/13/2014 5:45:14 PM PDT · by dayglored · 175 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 13, 2014 | (None given)
    In the spirit of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women across the country on Monday are “setting their girls free.” October 13 is National No Bra Day, an annual holiday reportedly created in 2011 by breast cancer supporters that’s now sweeping social media. Breast cancer survivors and supporters on Twitter and Facebook are encouraging women not to wear a bra for a day to raise awareness and support breast cancer survivors. ...
  • What a Boob: Al Sharpton Promos ‘National Breast Awareness Month’

    10/02/2014 5:51:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/02/14
    Al Sharpton’s war with his own mouth continues, and he continues to lose. Today he did a segment on “National Breast Awareness Month.”
  • Sorry to break it to everyone but the woman who claims to have surgically implanted third breast is

    09/23/2014 12:04:19 PM PDT · by C19fan · 52 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 23, 2014 | Ashley Collman and Mia De Graff
    The three-breasted lady sounded too good to be true, and it now appears she was a hoax all along. The 21-year-old calling herself 'Jasmine Tridevil' and claiming to have undergone plastic surgery to add a third breast, has been connected by internet-rumor site Snopes to a Tampa, Florida massage therapist named Alisha Hessler. Snopes discovered that the website is registered to a person named Alisha Hessler, and that Tridevil bares striking resemblance to a Tampa masseuse named Alisha Jasmine Hessler . A website for Hessler's business - Alisha's Golden Touch - lists that she is a 'provider of internet...
  • Plastic surgeon turns daughters into Barbie dolls (Video included)

    12/14/2013 9:34:40 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 66 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Dec. 13, 2013 | QMI Agency
    Dr. Michael Niccole takes pride in his profession and the spoils of his work can be seen in his children. The Orange County plastic surgeon has operated on his adopted 25-year-old daughters multiple times over the years, according to a video by Barcroft Media. Daughter Brittani says in the video her first surgery was breast augmentation after she finished high school at 18. Then she got a nose job right before her 21st birthday and started Botox injections at the age of 22. Meanwhile, her sister Charm got her navel changed from an outie to an innie when she was...
  • Planned Parenthood Cuts Breast Screenings 34% After Exploiting Komen for Millions

    12/13/2013 7:16:02 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life News ^ | Kelsey Hazzard
    I hate to say I told you so. That’s usually an empty phrase. Let’s face it: most people love to say “I told you so.” But in this case, I really do hate it—because I successfully predicted that something pretty awful would happen. Back in February of 2012, the Susan G. Komen controversy was at its zenith. You’ll recall that Susan G. Komen announced that it would stop funding Planned Parenthood, which it had been doing to the tune of about $600,000 a year, and use that money for other projects instead. Planned Parenthood responded with an extensive media campaign...
  • THE BIG STORY: Spain arrests woman with cocaine breast implants

    12/12/2012 11:08:12 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 27 replies
    AP ^ | 12/12/12
    MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say they have arrested a Panamanian woman arriving at Barcelona airport with 1.38 kilograms (3 pounds) of cocaine concealed in breast implants. The Interior Ministry said Wednesday that border police noticed fresh scars and blood-stained gauze on her chest as well as pale patches beneath her skin.
  • Prayer Request For Daughter With Breast Cancer

    08/19/2012 10:04:57 AM PDT · by fella · 93 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 8/19/2012 | Fella
    This is a prayer request for my youngest daughter who has been diagnosed with an agressive breast cancer and is facing a bilateral mastectomy this wendesday followed in 2 weeks with removal of her ovaries. Unfourtunatly breast cancer runs in the female side of the family. Her Mother is a 20 year survivor but her Grandmother and Greataunt passed away from it. Any and all prayers are welcome.
  • Leaked Oreo Ad Shows Breastfeeding Baby Holding Cookie (Libtards wetting their pants alert)

    04/21/2012 7:04:12 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 20, 2012
    Kraft Foods is attempting to clean up the mess made by the accidental release of a controversial Oreo advertisement that features a breastfeeding baby. The ad shows a baby feeding from an uncensored breast and holding an Oreo cookie in its hand. “Milk’s favorite cookie,” it reads at the bottom. A spokesperson from Kraft told CBS St. Louis that the ad was not intended for mass public consumption. “We’d like to clarify that Kraft Foods did not create this visual,” a spokesperson said in a statement via e-mail. ... “It was never intended for public distribution or use with...
  • (30,000) French Women May Be Ordered To Have Faulty Breast Implants Removed (40,000 British women?)

    12/21/2011 8:57:52 AM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Red Orbit ^ | 12/21/11
    French Women May Be Ordered To Have Faulty Breast Implants RemovedDecember 21, 2011 French government officials are expected to order tens of thousands of women to have defective breast implants made from industrial silicone removed because of health concerns, various media outlets reported on Tuesday. According to Guardian reporter Angelique Chrisafis, the implants, which were manufactured by a company called Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), were made from a cheaper, non-medical silicone usually used for electronics and computer parts. Furthermore, the implants were said to have a higher chance of bursting than their conventional counterparts, and now reports have surfaced that...
  • Most Breast Cancers caused by Iodine Deficiency

    09/07/2011 4:03:03 PM PDT · by spacejunkie01 · 104 replies
    9/7/11 | me
    I see today that Andrea Mitchell has breast cancer. I read threads here and at other sources from time to time of others newly diagnosed or struggling with it. What you won't hear most of the medical community tell you is, breast cancer, thyroid cancer, other reproductive cancers, including prostate, are tied directly to iodine deficiency. Same applies for breast and uterine fibroids and enlarged prostate glands. As well as goiter or nodules on the thyroid. I felt compelled to start a thread on this as we ALL need iodine and we are almost ALL deficient in it. Iodine is...
  • Pink Ribbons Not Cute When Komen Backs Planned Parenthood

    08/22/2011 1:40:18 PM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 22, 2011 | Abby Johnson
    Pink ribbons are cute. They have become very trendy. Everyone has caught on to them, too. A couple of airlines wear pink during October…some yogurt companies have pink ribbons on their merchandise…everyone is doing it. Well, not me.I hate breast cancer. I REALLY hate it. Breast cancer stole one of the most important people in my life from me…my father’s twin sister…my aunt. Both of my grandmothers had breast cancer. My cousin died of breast cancer. Breast cancer is like a terrible virus that keeps sweeping through my family. And like all viruses, you can’t get rid of them; they...
  • Breast Ironing Tradition Targeted In Cameroon [Cultural Barbarism]

    07/27/2011 10:41:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | July 27,2011 | Nkepile Mabuse
    Breast Ironing Tradition Targeted In Cameroon From Nkepile Mabuse, CNN July 27, 2011 Activists fight breast ironing tradition 1 in 4 girls in Cameroon are affected, a study found All of the more than 200 ethnic groups use the practice The U.S. State Department assails the practice Charities want to show mothers in Cameroon that sex education, not the ironing, is the solution (CNN) -- Every morning before school, nine-year-old Terisia Techu would undergo a painful procedure. Her mother would take a burning hot pestle straight out of a fire and use it to press her breasts. With tears in...
  • FDA Panel Rejects Avastin For Breast Cancer

    06/29/2011 9:18:08 PM PDT · by Neoavatara · 7 replies
    Neoavatara ^ | June 30, 2011 | Neoavatara
    A Food and Drug Administration panel today voted 6-0 to halt the use of cancer drug Avastin for the treatment of breast cancer, saying studies have failed to show Avastin is effective for that purpose. The recommendation came after two days of testimony from patients, doctors, and advocacy groups. The panel faced several tearful accounts of women, young and old, who believed Avastin saved their lives.
  • Woman Arrested After Allegedly Spraying Deputies With Breast Milk

    DELAWARE, Ohio — A woman faces several charges after she allegedly sprayed deputies with breast milk as they tried to detain her over the weekend. The incident occurred early Saturday morning near the Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center on Sawmill Parkway. According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the area after receiving calls about a domestic dispute. When they arrived, a man told them that he had been attending a wedding at the facility with his wife, who had gotten drunk and struck him several times before locking herself in a car. ... "When deputies attempted...
  • Deputies sprayed with breast milk

    06/27/2011 1:56:48 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 27 replies
    610 WTVN Radio Columbus ^ | 27 June 2011 | NA
    DELAWARE, Ohio (WTVN) -- A Westerville woman faces a number of charges after deputies say she sprayed them with breast milk following an argument at a wedding reception. Deputies received a report of a fight and responded to the Bridgewater Banquet Facility on Sawmill Parkway early Saturday morning. They found 30-year old Stephanie Robinette, who had apparently locked herself inside a car, along with the woman's husband and witnesses who say Robinette got drunk and had struck the man a number of times after an argument. As deputies tried to get Robinette out of the car, she told them she...
  • Breast cancer sufferer who wanted to die at home denied seat on Korean Airlines flight

    05/11/2011 6:38:18 AM PDT · by rawhide · 3 replies
    She had been due to fly to South Korea with her daughter for a special mother's day treat. But it had also been Crystal Kim's last wish to 'die at home' after being diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in February. Instead Ms Kim found herself in a hotel at the weekend after being turned away by Korean Airlines for looking 'too frail' to fly. The dying mother had approval from two doctors and a note clearing her to fly over the weekend from Seattle, but the carrier still thought Ms Kim may not be up for the long haul...
  • Snake Dies Of Silicone Poisoning After Biting Model's Breast

    03/18/2011 8:09:08 AM PDT · by twister881 · 82 replies
    MyFoxNY ^ | 15 Mar 2011 | NewsCore
    A snake who bit Israeli model and actress Orit Fox in the chest died after being poisoned by an unusual venom -- the silicone in the buxom blonde's surgically enhanced breasts. The video shows the model fondling and licking the serpent for a feature...before the snake got fresh with Fox and latched on to her bountiful left breast. Fox was taken to Hillel Yaffe Hospital in Hadera, northwest of Jerusalem. After a tetanus shot and a few hours of observation, she was released... But the snake did not fare so well. Days later...the creature had died of silicone poisoning.
  • Hugo Chavez's war on 'monstrous' breast implants

    03/16/2011 5:46:41 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 59 replies · 1+ views
    The Week ^ | 3-16-11 | unattributed
    In a televised rant, Venezuela's controversial president says it's wrong for doctors to push cosmetic surgery on women who can't afford it Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez railed against doctors, who he says pressure women into buying breast implants they can't afford. Last weekend, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez momentarily interrupted his ongoing critique of the U.S. to castigate another enemy: Venezuelan doctors who hawk breast implants. In a state television address, Chavez said Venezuelan women, egged on by doctors, spend way too much on plastic surgery, reports The New York Times. While the country's booming implant industry is already weathering controversy...
  • Possible breakthrough in breast reconstruction surgery

    02/21/2011 8:59:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2/21/11 | Staff
    There's an exciting prospect for breast reconstruction for women. As CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton explained on "The Early Show" Monday, stem cells and the body's own fat are used to essentially re-grow breast tissue. "A patient's own fat and stem cells are combined in the lab," Ashton told co-anchor Erica Hill, "growth factors are added. It's then injected into a biodegradable chamber in the breast. A blood supply is attached to feed these cells, and in about six-to-twelve months, that tissue then creates the form and shape of a breast."
  • TSA Pays Off In Breast Exposure Suit

    01/13/2011 10:42:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 33 replies
    the smoking gun ^ | 1/13/11 | staff
    Texas woman, 24, receives “nominal” settlement over incident JANUARY 13--The woman who sued the Transportation Security Administration after her breasts were exposed during a frisking at a Texas airport will receive a “nominal” payment from the government as part of a legal settlement, The Smoking Gun has learned. The settlement was disclosed in documents filed last week in U.S. District Court in Amarillo, where Lynsie Murley last year filed a lawsuit accusing the TSA of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress in connection with the May 2008 incident at the Corpus Christi airport. Murley’s lawyer, Jerry McLaughlin, declined to...
  • Eliana Sutherland says TSA agents singled her out for her breasts

    11/26/2010 8:52:22 PM PST · by greatdefender · 31 replies · 1+ views
    ORLANDO, Florida -- The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the agency will look further into allegations that two male TSA workers picked a woman for additional screening because of her breasts. Eliana Sutherland recently flew from Orlando International Airport and told our sister station WKMG Local 6 she felt the two male TSA workers were staring at her breasts and chose her for additional screening because of their size. "It was pretty obvious. One of the guys that was staring me up and down was the one who pulled me over," said Sutherland. "Not a comfortable feeling." Experiences...
  • Cops: Fake(transgender)doc carried out breast exams in bars

    11/18/2010 12:06:13 PM PST · by greatdefender · 17 replies · 3+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 11/18/2010
    A woman posed as a physician and duped at least two other women into undergoing breast exams at her hands in Boise-area nightclubs, according to police. Kristina Ross, 37, remains in the Ada County Jail on two felony counts of practicing medicine without a license. An Idaho judge set bond at $100,000 on Wednesday. Police said Ross introduced herself to victims — one at a downtown Boise bar and the other at a nightclub in a Boise suburb — as a plastic surgeon named Berlyn Aussieahshowna, a name that turned out to be bogus. The two women told Boise officers...
  • "Pink" is for breast cancer awareness, but what's out there for prostate cancer awareness?

    10/11/2010 1:40:31 PM PDT · by brycemax · 41 replies
    Here's a cartoon to remind you that this is "Breast Cancer Awareness Month". Do what you can to save the ta-tas! That being said, do you know when "Prostate Cancer Awareness Month" is? Probably not. What's needed is a symbol men can relate to which will drive THAT message home.
  • FDA considers revoking approval of Avastin for advanced breast cancer

    08/16/2010 1:35:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Washington Post | 8/16/10 | Rob Stein
    Federal regulators are considering taking the highly unusual step of rescinding approval of a drug that patients with advanced breast cancer turn to as a last-ditch hope. The debate over Avastin, prescribed to about 17,500 women with breast cancer a year, has become entangled in the politically explosive struggle over medical spending and effectiveness that flared during the battle over health-care reform:
  • Sarah Palin: No, I haven’t had implants (Lamestream Media reduces strong woman to her bust size)

    06/13/2010 7:16:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies · 2,720+ views
    Hotair ^ | 06/12/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Sarah Palin says, “I can’t believe we’re talking about this,” but let’s put this in perspective. With bloggers climbing into her uterus for almost two years, having the media and bloggers latching onto a couple of breasts seems almost tame by comparison.  The Right Scoop has the video of Greta Van Susteren going there with Governor Palin, who displays equal parts amusement and disgust with the meme du semaine. Once again, the national media reduces a strong woman in politics to her bust size: People Magazine picks this up, naturally, and notes that the scrutiny of her chest makes Palin...
  • Cancer survivor refused breast reconstruction operation after NHS officials dismiss- cosmetic

    04/01/2010 12:20:52 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies · 633+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/31/10 | By Liz Hull
    A cancer sufferer has condemned the NHS ' postcode lottery' after health chiefs refused to fund her breast reconstruction. Mother-of-four Patsy Parsons had a large section of her left breast removed when she was diagnosed two years ago and was told she was entitled to have it rebuilt free of charge. But despite being recommended for a Ł5,000 bilateral breast augmentation operation - complex surgery which involves inserting implants and uplifting both breasts - by her consultant, the local primary care trust refused to fund it.
  • Kerry wife has breast cancer

    12/23/2009 2:20:19 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 51 replies · 2,201+ views
    NY Post ^ | 12/23/2009 | NA
    BOSTON -- Teresa Heinz, the wife of the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, says she is being treated for breast cancer. Heinz, 71, said she found out in late September that she had cancer in her left breast after having her annual mammogram and doctors later discovered a lump on her right breast.
  • Backlash on mammograms Women overwhelmingly reject panel

    11/24/2009 1:55:27 PM PST · by PDMiller · 13 replies · 652+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/24/09 | DIANNA HEITZ
    Seventy-five percent of U.S. women disagree with the recommendations of a government panel that urged fewer women to get mammograms, with 47 percent saying that they strongly disagree, according to a new Gallup Poll. New guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest women begin getting routine mammograms starting at age 50, rather than age 40, and that such tests should be every other year.
  • (Breast Cancer:) Rationing's First Step

    11/18/2009 5:06:31 PM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies · 1,134+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | November 17, 2009 | IBD staff
    Health Care: A government task force has decided that women need fewer mammograms and later in life. Shouldn't that be between patient and physician? We have seen the future of health care, and it doesn't work. We have warned repeatedly that the net results of health care bills before Congress will be higher demand, fewer doctors, more cost control, all leading to rationing. New recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding breast cancer and the necessity for early and frequent mammograms do not convince us otherwise. Just six months ago, the panel, which works under the...
  • Breast Screening Advice Is Upended

    11/16/2009 9:10:50 PM PST · by NautiNurse · 126 replies · 2,485+ views ^ | SHIRLEY S. WANG
    Less Rigorous Guidelines for Breast Cancer ScreeningsFor years, women have been taught to perform regular breast self-exams and those 40 and older told to undergo annual mammograms to detect breast cancer, a disease that kills about 40,000 people in the U.S. every year. Now, new guidelines released by an influential government-funded authority on screening offer this message: never mind. The new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines, published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, state that routine mammograms aren't necessary for women of average cancer risk in their 40s, and that women between 50 and 74 years old don't...
  • In Reversal, U.S. Urges Mammograms at 50, Not 40 (Here comes Obamacare)

    11/16/2009 2:50:45 PM PST · by earlJam · 60 replies · 1,863+ views
    New York Times ^ | 11/16/09 | by Gina Kolta
    11/16/09 Most women should start regular breast cancer screening at age 50, not 40, according to new guidelines released Monday by an influential group that provides guidance to doctors, insurance companies and policy makers. The new recommendations reverse longstanding guidelines and are aimed at reducing harm from overtreatment, the group says. It also says women age 50 to 74 should have mammograms less frequently — every two years, rather than every year. And it said doctors should stop teaching women to examine their breasts on a regular basis. The new report conflicts with advice from groups like the American Cancer...
  • Mastectomy Patients Could Soon Regrow Their Own Breasts

    11/12/2009 7:39:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies · 982+ views
    Lauren Davis ^ | 11/12/2009 | io9
    Implants could soon be a thing of the past. Researchers have developed a new technique to regrow breasts on pigs using their own tissue — and it's ready to be tested on human mastectomy patients. Phillip Marzella from the Bernard O'Brien Institute of Microsurgery is part of the team that developed Neopec, the new stem cell technique for regrowing breast tissue. The researchers implant a chamber containing some of the individual's own fat tissue under the skin. The chamber is connected to the individual's blood vessels, and fat then grows to fill the chamber, creating a new breast. The chamber...
  • Michelle Obama turns Breast Cancer Awareness Month into attack on insurance companies

    10/23/2009 12:54:50 PM PDT · by lifeisacarnival · 86 replies · 3,263+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10-23-2009 | Byron York
    The First Lady cited a new study from the Department of Health and Human Services -- which just happened to come out today -- citing breast cancer patients with insurance who had to pay an average of $6,200 in out-of-pocket costs each year. "This is with insurance," Mrs. Obama said. "These are the people who are blessed." The situation is, of course, far worse for those without insurance, Mrs. Obama said. But the insurance companies make life miserable even for those with coverage. "And then there are those annual lifetime caps that insurance companies set," Mrs. Obama said, with "one...
  • Doctor rescued from Antarctica in 1999 dies at 57

    06/24/2009 6:00:37 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 6 replies · 715+ views
    CNN ^ | 6/23/09
    (CNN) -- Nearly a decade after she was rescued from a remote Antarctic research station after diagnosing herself with breast cancer, Dr. Jerri Nielsen died early Tuesday, her brother said. She was 57. Jerri Nielsen treated herself for breast cancer while stationed at the South Pole in 1999. Jerri Nielsen treated herself for breast cancer while stationed at the South Pole in 1999. Nielsen had been fighting the latest round of cancer for the past five years, brother Eric Cahill said. She died just before 4 a.m. in Massachusetts, surrounded by her family, he said. "She would want to be...
  • Police: Ohio Woman Caught Breast-Feeding, Talking on Phone While Driving

    02/28/2009 11:47:03 AM PST · by rawhide · 66 replies · 3,252+ views
    Fox News. com ^ | 2-28-09
    KETTERING, Ohio — Police in Ohio say a woman has been charged with child endangering after another motorist reported she was both breast-feeding a youngster and talking on a phone while driving. Police in the Dayton suburb of Kettering say the caller told them he saw the woman Thursday. Officer Michael Burke says authorities used a license plate number to track down 39-year-old Genine Compton. He said the woman told officers she was breast-feeding and wouldn't let her child go hungry. Burke said the legal concern is that Compton had a child in her lap while driving, not that she...
  • Protesters to Facebook: Breast-feeding does not equal obscenity

    12/27/2008 5:11:03 PM PST · by CE2949BB · 167 replies · 2,697+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 12/26/2008 | Lisa M. Krieger
    Protesting a Facebook ban on photographs of lactating breasts, mothers are staging a "nurse in'' today at the site's headquarters in downtown Palo Alto. A simultaneous "virtual protest" will be held online, when women change their standard Facebook snapshot to a photo of themselves nursing — or, in the spirit of the holidays, an image of Madonna with child. Even an image of any mammal feeding her young will do, say organizers with the group Mothers International Lactation Campaign. Facebook has removed these photos from members' albums and profiles, saying that displays of areola — the dark skin around the...
  • Study: Cups of java cut cup size

    10/19/2008 12:28:07 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 23 replies · 980+ views
    UPI ^ | 10/19/08
    LUND, Sweden, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Drinking a lot of coffee reduces the size of many women's breasts, a Swedish researcher finds. Helena Jernstrom, an oncologist at Lund University in southern Sweden, said that the effect is the result of a gene that about half of women possess, The Local reported. "Drinking coffee can have a major effect on breast size," she said. Jernstrom became interested in the subject because of research that has shown that large-breasted women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, while downing at least three cups of coffee a day reduces cancer risk....
  • The Race for the Cure

    10/01/2008 12:23:12 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 12 replies · 442+ views ^ | Oct 1, 2008 |
    The Race for the Cure® One in eight women will be stricken with breast cancer in her lifetime. The KomenCharlotte Race for the Cure® raises money to fund education, screening and treatment programs for these women and thousands of others in our own community and supports the national search for a cure. The Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the largest series of 5K run/ walks in the world. Since its origination in Dallas in 1983, the Komen Race for the Cure® Series has grown from one local race with 800 participants to an international series of 115 races...
  • Swiss restaurant to serve meals cooked with human breast milk

    09/18/2008 9:20:29 AM PDT · by Scythian · 32 replies · 265+ views
    A Swiss gastronomist has stirred a controversy in the tranquil Alpine republic after announcing that he will serve meals cooked with human breast milk. "We have all been raised on it. Why should we not include it into our diet?" Hans Locher, who has become Switzerland most controversial restaurant owner, said.
  • Common Organic Compound Found In Many Household Products May Pose Health Risk To Breast Cells

    04/03/2008 6:04:13 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 109+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 4-3-2008 | California Pacific Medical Center
    Common Organic Compound Found In Many Household Products May Pose Health Risk To Breast CellsBisphenol A, a chemical that leaches into food and beverages from many consumer products, causes normal, non-cancerous human breast cells to express genes characteristic of aggressive breast cancer cells. (Credit: iStockphoto/Beata Becla) ScienceDaily (Apr. 3, 2008) — Bisphenol A, a chemical that leaches into food and beverages from many consumer products, causes normal, non-cancerous human breast cells to express genes characteristic of aggressive breast cancer cells. That’s the finding of a “Priority Report” in the latest issue of the journal Cancer Research, the official journal of...
  • Web Site Offers Free Breast Implants

    03/01/2008 12:31:24 PM PST · by Tiemieshooz · 32 replies · 2,190+ views
    Women who sign up on earn the money for their breast augmentation surgery through donations from men who peruse their MySpace-like profiles. . . operates much like a social-networking site. Women 18 and over can sign up for free and create a profile with photos and the type of implant they desire: silicone or saline. Men — they're called "benefactors" — can also sign up for free, but then they must purchase credits, which can be used to send messages to the women. Rest of the article here
  • Heather Mills' latest bizarre rant:'Why don't we drink milk from rats and dogs?'

    11/24/2007 12:40:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 142 replies · 401+ views
    The Evening Standard ^ | November 19, 2007
    During another typically bizarre day for Heather Mills, the former model yesterday urged people to try drinking milk from rats and dogs to help save the planet. Media-shy Heather started off by storming out of a radio interview with London's LBC station. She then drove a gas-guzzling Mercedes 4x4 to Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park to speak about ecological matters - and kept the engine running for part of the morning. Once there she proceeded to launch into an extraordinary ecological rant and exhorted the assembled crowds to try drinking rat's milk instead of cow's milk in a bid to...
  • Gene 'Links Breastfeeding To IQ'

    11/06/2007 6:56:38 AM PST · by blam · 27 replies · 686+ views
    BBC ^ | 11-6-2007
    Gene 'links breastfeeding to IQ' The government advises breastfeeding for first six months A single gene influences whether breastfeeding improves a child's intelligence, say London researchers. Children with one version of the FADS2 gene scored seven points higher in IQ tests if they were breastfed. But the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study found breastfeeding had no effect on the IQ of children with a different version. The gene in question helps break down fatty acids from the diet, which have been linked with brain development. Seven points difference is enough to put the child in the top...
  • Exposure To Sunlight May Decrease Risk Of Advanced Breast Cancer By Half

    10/21/2007 7:24:44 PM PDT · by blam · 37 replies · 123+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 10-21-2007 | Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
    Exposure To Sunlight May Decrease Risk Of Advanced Breast Cancer By Half ScienceDaily (Oct. 21, 2007) — A research team from the Northern California Cancer Center, the University of Southern California, and Wake Forest University School of Medicine has found that increased exposure to sunlight -- which increases levels of vitamin D in the body -- may decrease the risk of advanced breast cancer. In a study reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the researchers found that women with high sun exposure had half the risk of developing advanced breast cancer, which is cancer that has spread beyond the...
  • Accused dentist claims breast rubs appropriate

    10/16/2007 2:18:28 PM PDT · by Westlander · 48 replies · 188+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 10-16-2007 | The Associated Press
    WOODLAND, Calif. - A dentist accused of fondling the breasts of 27 female patients is trying to keep his dental license by arguing that chest massages are an appropriate procedure in certain cases. Mark Anderson's lawyer says dental journals discuss the need to massage the pectoral muscles to treat a common jaw problem. Police say Anderson said during recorded phone calls that he routinely massaged patients' chests to treat temporo-mandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, which causes neck and head pain.
  • Australia navy in breast op row

    09/16/2007 11:02:57 PM PDT · by GravityFree · 34 replies · 564+ views
    BBC World News Website ^ | September 16th, 2007 | BBC
    Australia's opposition Labor Party has questioned the need for female sailors to be given breast enlargements paid for with public money. An armed forces spokesman defended the operations, saying they were carried out for psychological reasons, not to make sailors "look sexy".