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Breast Cancer Awareness

Think Pink! Fabulous Fashionable Products That Support Breast Cancer Research

Colleen Mullaney | Posted 12.17.2014 | Style
Colleen Mullaney

Be an active part of Breast Cancer Awareness month and shop these great grabs, all of which donate part of their proceeds to Breast Cancer research or a specific charity.

Do Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns Downplay The Disease?

Deseret News | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact

With glib slogans like, "Set the tatas free," National No Bra Day's aim is, according to related breast cancer awareness campaign Save the Tatas, "to ...

Gratitude for People Who 'Get It'

Meg Seitz | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Meg Seitz

I don't know if "getting it" is as much a part of any religious faith or doctrine as it is just about being an awesomely aware human. There's no book out there that says to drop off a casserole 24 hours after a lumpectomy and then follow up three days later with People magazine.

The Face of Breast Cancer

Deborah Doucette | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Deborah Doucette

Breast cancer is an epidemic. But, especially in October, it's all pink and balloons, women smiling in sneakers walking and walking, companies slapping breast cancer logos onto every bit of merchandise under the sun to make an extra buck, and money poured into raising awareness of a disease that one would have to be living under a giant, really deep rock to not be aware of.

Montgomery Gentry's Message to Female Fans: "Check Your Headlights"

Brittany Hodak | Posted 12.13.2014 | Impact
Brittany Hodak

What do you get when you take one of country music's most successful duos, add a new hit song, a tongue-in-cheek reference to the female anatomy, and a philanthropic focus? Montgomery Gentry's "Check Your Headlights" bundle on new digital music service

Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is A Lot More Than Just 'Thinking Pink'

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 12.15.2014 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

While seeing breast cancer awareness raised to 21st century levels of conscience is truly a wonderful thing ... it is not enough.

Yoga and Breast Cancer: How My Yoga Practice Saved My Life

Peggy Nolan | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

My yoga practice carried me through three major life altering events in less than three years: divorce, breast cancer and losing a job. I can count on my practice to be there, unfailing and supportive of the parts that are all of me.

Breast Cancer, a Global Disease

Helen Zorbas | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Zorbas

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let's all do what we can to keep up the momentum and reduce the impact of breast cancer. Knowledge is power -- knowledge to reduce risk of breast cancer, and to find cancer early if it's there.

It's Not Too Late To Do Your Part This Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Style

October may be in full swing, but that doesn't mean it's too late to pick up some Breast Cancer Awareness merchandise. And while the multitude of bran...

5 Things You May Not Know (But Should) About Breast Cancer Awareness

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and there's much more to conquering this disease than wearing pink. At a Conversation for the Cure panel ...

9 Important Greeting Cards For October

Shiri Eshel | Posted 12.07.2014 | Comedy
Shiri Eshel

It's October again! Time to wish something......

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Needs a Makeover: Advocating for Blue Awareness in a Sea of Pink

Sharlene Hesse-Biber | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Sharlene Hesse-Biber

Let's advocate for together for the men in our lives to begin to turn around the deadly consequences of the lack of awareness of breast cancer among men, the medical professional and the society as a whole.

Two Sisters Create A Product To Help Breast Cancer Survivors Post-Mastectomy -- After Undergoing The Surgery Themselves

Posted 10.08.2014 | Home

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

My Strong Reaction To Joan Lunden's Bald People Magazine Cover Isn't What You Might Think

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

When I see that photo of Joan, the newer one, I am filled with hope for her. I am filled with a hope that those battling cancer get to live the rest of their lives, happy and healthy, in honor of those who didn't. In honor of my Dad.

Here's What We Learned About Breast Cancer In 2014

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living

It's estimated that 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetimes, and about 40,000 American women are expected to die from...

JCPenney Sends the Wrong Message for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Joanna Franchini | Posted 12.07.2014 | Women
Joanna Franchini

Someone please save JCPenney from itself. The company's latest ad campaign, rolled out in October for Breast Cancer Awareness month, is a painful mess of mixed brand messaging, inadvertent sexism and cultural tone-deafness.

Why Some Women With Breast Cancer Feel Like The 'Damper On The Party' During October

Chicago Tribune | Barbara Brotman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Impact

The pink ribbons, pink T-shirts, pink carnations, a pink bra sculpture — there's pink seemingly everywhere, promoting mammograms, raising funds and ...

I Touch Myself

Melanie Young | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Being comfortable and familiar with your body and conducting self-examinations to look for signs of anything out of the ordinary is an important part of self-health. We listen to our stomachs when they growl and we feed ourselves. Are we taking a hard look at our bodies and taking the touch test?

What I Want You to Do This October And Every Month

Heidi Mulligan Walker | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Heidi Mulligan Walker

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so this blog post is my public service announcement to everyone out there to make your health care a priority.

The Way to Fight Breast Cancer Is With a Vaccine -- Not Another Pink Product

Fran Visco | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Fran Visco

It is time for a different strategy. The annual explosion of "brightly colored consumer goods" is not cutting it.

Think Before You Pink: Stop the Distraction

Karuna Jaggar | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact
Karuna Jaggar

It's Breast Cancer Industry Month and the pink floodgates have opened. And again we ask: what have all these pink ribbon products and promotions done for women living with and at risk of breast cancer?

The End of Breast Cancer? The Answers Lie in Research

Myra J. Biblowit | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact
Myra J. Biblowit

Research -- and research alone -- has the power to be the end of breast cancer. Investing in research produces results. It's just that simple.

These 6 Ways People Are Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month Will Make You Smile

Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and some individuals and organizations are going beyond pink ribbons to embrace out-of-the-box ways to st...

We Asked Men What Really Baffled Them About Lady Parts, And This Is What They Said

Posted 06.09.2015 | Women

Ever since the first cave people played “I’ll show you mine if you show me yours,” man has pondered the mysterious human female body. To eve...

Let's Stop 'Dumbing Down' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns!

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Nancy Stordahl

I say no; it does not. Trivializing a deadly disease is wrong. Objectifying women is wrong as well. Two wrongs do not make a right.