Breast Cancer

  • FeaturedPhoto of Your First Mammogram

    Your First Mammogram

    Why I was afraid to go and why you shouldn’t be. “No deodorant or lotion on the day of your appointment.” said the receptionist from the doctor’s office. “Oh good.” I thought to myself. A potentially humiliating experience that I will likely sweat and smell though. That is sure to lower my overwhelming feelings of anxiety for my first mammogram.…

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  • Anti-SciencePhoto of Bad Chart Thursday: Bra Cancer

    Bad Chart Thursday: Bra Cancer

    Hey, ladies. Maybe you’ve heard that “scientists” want you to stop wearing a bra. And by “scientists,” I mean this guy. Apparently, wearing a bra gives you breast cancer, according to breaking news from an intrepid reporter. And by breaking news, I mean studies that don’t actually show this, some that are 20 years old, and by intrepid reporter, I…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of ICYMI: October 20 – October 26 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: October 20 – October 26 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Science Genius: Hip Hop Remixes Science There’s a new pilot program using hip hop to teach science. What do you think? The Physics Philes, lesson 70: Gravity. It’s the Law! The first of many posts on gravity, undeniably the best fundamental force. The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: You’re Not Healthy Enough, AKA The Mike Adams Eddy argues that…

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  • ActivismPhoto of AI: Breast Cancer Slactivism is SO Lazy it goes on Vacation.

    AI: Breast Cancer Slactivism is SO Lazy it goes on Vacation.

    Apparently, it’s that time of year again! You know. That time of year where your friends annoy the crap out of you by participating in some silly social media prank disguised as awareness. And lucky us! It’s about breast cancer AGAIN! Because as you know, there are so MANY people on FB still unaware that it exists and we have…

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