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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Ladies, give your breasts a rest, research says

Permission to skip self-exams a relief for some, perplexing for others
msnbc.com
By Diane Mapes

Like many women, I’ve felt guilty about my slipshod breast exams for years. Sure, I’ll give the girls a good once-over in the shower now and then, but I’ve never diligently gone through all the motions (circular and otherwise), month in and month out.

So it was with a certain amount of relief that I read a new analysis confirming that the breast self-exam (or BSE) truly doesn’t make much of a difference after all. Read More

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