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Monokini 2.0: Swimsuits for Breast Cancer Survivors

Published On: |Kylie Chin

  “Who says you need two?” is a fitting tagline for a new swimwear collection targeting women who have undergone a mastectomy (breast removal) to treat breast cancer. Inspired by breast cancer survivor Elina Halttunen, the Monokini 2.0 is a community art project that aims to change the perception of what is considered beautiful unveiling a […]

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Boobie bracelets: Is shock value worth awareness?

Published On: |Kylie Chin

Last fall, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found that a school district’s ban on “I ♥ Boobies” bracelets violated the students’ rights to free speech. Currently, national groups representing superintendents, school boards and principals are working to overturn the lower courts ruling by going straight to the U.S. Supreme Court. This […]

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What’s with all the mustaches?

Published On: |Kylie Chin

You may be asking yourself, “What was with all the mustaches in November?” Well, it’s kind of like wearing pink in October for breast cancer awareness—only less pink and more upper lip hair. Think of the mustache as the pink ribbon for men’s health, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives, a symbol that generates awareness […]

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Komen Appoints New CEO

Published On: |Kylie Chin

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, formally The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, has named a new CEO this past Monday (June 17th, 2013). Judith A. Salerno will replace the founder Nancy Brinker – who started the charity after making a promise to her dying sister who passed away from breast cancer in 1980. […]

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Top Breast Cancer Charities

Published On: |Kylie Chin

As breast cancer awareness month draws to a close it’s important to touch on some of the valuable foundations around the county that gladly accept donations year-round. The following foundations have a reputation of making the most of your tax-deductible gift by providing mammograms for needy women, raising awareness through educational efforts, and have an […]

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More pink than normal this month!

Published On: |Kylie Chin

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) and pink is everywhere! From lighting up Niagara Falls and Tokyo Tower to ribbons on bumper stickers and billboards, pink is everywhere in October. Even the NFL is going on into their fourth season of surprising fans with pink accent colors on their uniforms and accessories throughout the month. […]

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