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Cell Phones and Breast Cancer: What's the Risk?

Ever stash your cell phone in your bra? Do you worry about your risk of breast cancer? Everyday I see women walking around LA with phones tucked into the front of their bras or with noticeable rectangular bulges poking out from under their armpits. There’s even a new bra on the market with a pocket designed for […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness? It's Time for a Cure

I was 11 years old when I first heard the words “breast cancer.” But I didn’t know much about the disease until I was almost 50. When I wrote my book in 2006, I was overwhelmed by statistical information and unsure how much had changed over the past 40 years. I knew it was no longer an […]

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My Post-Menopausal Breasts: What's Not to Love?

My breasts remind me of raising my children. Just when I got used to one babe’s latest developmental stage, be it sitting up, walking, or sleeping through the night, I’d be forced to adjust to some new normal. After multiple pregnancies and nursing stints, weight gains and losses, followed by breast lift surgery six years […]

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The Breast Life Breast Briefs Now on Lingerie Briefs

I’m pleased to announce a new bi-weekly column on Lingerie Briefs, a fashion blog written by industry experts. Founded by Ellen Lewis, Lingerie Briefs provides consumers and industry insiders with the latest info on up and coming products and trends in the industry. I’ll be joining Ellen’s stellar roster of writers who offer their unique expertise and perspective on […]

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Breast Cancer and Health Insurance: What's Covered and What's Not

What’s the one body part Medicare won’t pay to replace with a custom made prosthesis? You guessed it, a woman’s breast. Insurance, in most cases, does pay for a non-custom prosthetics and/or surgical reconstruction (using implants or existing muscle and fat to build a new breast). But reconstruction isn’t an option for everyone, nor is it a […]

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