Posts tagged "breast cancer"

Soy: Fart Away Your Risk For Breast Cancer and Hot Flashes

From tofu to chocolate milk, soy has been sweepin’ the nation. In addition to helping lactose intolerant freelance writers enjoy a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal every now and again, the lil’ bean is chock full of calcium, protein, fiber, iron, zinc, and magnesium, plus it’s the only vegetable that can give you amino…

Simcha / July 11, 2008

Thursday Quickies!

Marie Claire editor says that shaving your face is psychologically confusing for a woman. Huh? [Feministing]
Hollywood It Girl Smackdown! [Showbiz Tonight]
So, the big internet organization that decides things voted to allow companies to purchase new top-level domains like .sex and such. This is going to make our lives even more confusing. [CNET]

The Frisky / June 26, 2008

Thank Kylie Minogue For Your Mammogram!

Kylie Minogue, who just turned the big 4-0 last week, has made women want to wear more spandex, sing at the top of their lungs, and dance like there’s no tomorrow. She’s beaten breast cancer and has also proved that Billboard hits aren’t the only charts she’s been affecting. Since openly talking about her battle…

Simcha / June 5, 2008

Cleavage For Charity

While boobalicious models in booze ads are known for boosting sales, this time it’s more than just for show, it’s for a good cause. A cheeky new line of wines from Cleavage Creek feature labels with sexy Breast Cancer Survivors — like Carson Daly’s mom — showing off their décolletage. Napa Valley winery owner and…

Simcha / May 9, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Lost Rings, Monkey Porn, And Breast Cancer

This is a really sad story. A woman who was in a car accident was airlifted to a hospital and eventually died, survived by her husband, a four-year-old and a one-year-old. At some point when she was in the hospital, her engagement and wedding rings, which she designed, went missing. Now there’s a $20,000 award…

Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Lindsay Lohan On Ugly Betty, Excuses, And Aspririn

Lindsay Lohan will play one of Betty’s old classmates on Ugly Betty in the May 22 season finale, and she’s expected to appear in five episodes next season. No word yet on whether she’ll have a Queens’ accent. In other Ugly Betty news, America Ferrera is not engaged. [AP and WENN]…

Catherine Strawn / May 5, 2008

Cynthia Nixon: I Had Breast Cancer

Cynthia Nixon (best known for playing Miranda on Sex and the City) revealed on Good Morning America this morning that she battled breast cancer two years ago. She chose to keep her diagnosis quiet until she was done with treatment so that the paparazzi wouldn’t flock to the hospital everytime she was in for radiatio…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 15, 2008

Bitchin’ Stitchin’ Saves Lives

Crafting is the hobby du jour for ladies — myself and my homemade superhero cape included. While I think my cool cape gives me the appearance that I can save lives, Shannon Gerard’s “Boobs and Dinks” actually do just that. Every three minutes a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer, which mea…

Simcha / March 13, 2008

Elle Woods Party Plans Your Next Mammogram

Latching onto the earth-shattering news that women love a good party, an Orlando radiology clinic is hosting mammogram parties to encourage women to get the breast cancer check-up. So, yeah, we appreciate the sentiment — i.e., let’s try and make women feel like coming to get their boobs flattened between two metal plates is, like,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 3, 2007
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