This Woman Is Accused of Faking Breast Cancer and Collecting Thousands in Donations

It's one of those stories that deflates your faith in humanity: A Florida woman is facing fraud charges for faking breast cancer and collecting $4,400 dollars in donations, reports Fox 59. Wait, it gets worse: The money came from her family and friends. ...

5 Myths and Facts About Sagging Breasts

“If you don’t want your boobs to hit your knees by the time you’re 30, always wear a bra, even to bed,” Halle Berry recently told InStyle. But the star—who credits wearing a bra around the clock as the reason she sports such a perky pair—may be misinformed. Take this true-or-false quiz to see just...

Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy: Will More Women Choose This Surgery?

Confession: I have never been a fan of Angelina Jolie. Someone with so many blessings in her life (brains, beauty, babies, Brad) seemed a little too good to be true.  And so annoyingly poised! But the latest B in her life—breast cancer—has changed my mind about Jolie. Yes, she still seems annoyingly poised, but...

Joan Lunden: Bald and Beautiful on the Cover of People Magazine

Joan Lunden isn't backing down from breast cancer. In fact, she's bravely baring it all with her bald and beautiful cover and accompanying interview in People magazine. ...

Should You Get Tested for the Breast Cancer Gene?

In 2008, Christina Applegate was diagnosed with breast cancer. Soon after her diagnosis, the actress elected to have a double mastectomy to remove the cancerous tissue in one breast and as a preventive measure for her other breast, which was cancer-free. ...

New Breast Cancer Test Outshines Mammograms, but Don't Switch Yet

FRIDAY, Sept. 5 (Health.com) — Women with dense breasts who undergo a new type of breast cancer screening have fewer false alarms and a greater likelihood of tumor detection than they would with a mammogram, according to a study presented this week at an American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in Washington, D.C. ...

Stella McCartney Designs Beautiful Post-Mastectomy Bra

There's nothing like a bra that's both comfortable and beautiful, and we can think of no group of women who deserve—no, need—a bra that meets those criteria more than women recovering from breast cancer surgery. ...

The Worst Example of "Pinkwashing" We've Seen This Year

Every October, stores are flooded with pink products to raise money for breast cancer charities. We're all for buying a cool pair of pink-tinted aviators or a cute new pink nail polish and supporting breast cancer research at the same time. But there are also a lot of other products that bear a pink hue...

Breast Cancer: Alternating Mammograms, MRIs May Be Best for High-Risk Women

Istockphoto/Health By Sally ChewMONDAY, Dec. 15, 2008 (Health.com) —...

6 Women on What Their First Mammograms Really Felt Like

If you’ve never had a mammogram, the breast cancer screening test might seem a bit daunting. Not only can it be nerve-wracking to consider what the series of X-rays might find, you may have heard that mammos are painful. Or maybe you’re uncomfortable disrobing in front of a stranger, no matter how professional. ...

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