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2012-12-13 05:01:31

Nouvelle Inc. offers post surgical bras for plastic surgery patients undergoing the new reverse liposuction procedure (simultaneous implant exchange with fat-SIEF). The compression wear manufacturer specializes in the full range of surgical bras designed to protect and stabilize breasts following SIEF, breast reduction (reduction mammaplasty), breast lift (mastopexy), breast implants (augmentation mammaplasty), mastectomy, and breast reconstruction following mastectomy. Virginia Beach, VA...

Double Mastectomies Often Unnecessary
2012-11-29 11:09:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan (U-M) recently discovered that while concern about the recurrence of breast cancer is a major issue for women, most patients who have double mastectomies do not need them. In particular, the team of investigators stated that, of the women who had both breasts removed, 70 percent had only low risk of developing cancer in their healthy breast. The findings from the...

2012-10-16 04:01:31

Celebrate the first ever national Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day USA). BRA Day makes a difference by raising awareness and giving patients great access to breast reconstructive surgery. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 Attendees will share stories about breast reconstruction and enter raffles for jewelry, skin care products and cosmetic treatments. On Wednesday October 17th, Birmingham Plastic Surgeon Ellen Janetzke MD will host a very special BRA Day event at her Park...

2012-10-01 23:03:41

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pure-Ecommerce's is giving away one of its business-in-a-box solutions, http://www.stylishteeshirts.com, to a breast cancer survivor. Cary, NC (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Pure-Ecommerce.com plans to give a breast cancer survivor the opportunity to own their own turnkey internet business. Founder and CEO Jennifer Varner, who is a three-year breast cancer survivor, “hopes to show others fighting this...

2012-09-24 23:04:21

Only 30 percent of American women facing breast cancer surgery are aware of their breast reconstruction options. "BRA Day" aims to change that. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 PRMA Center for Advanced Breast Reconstruction is hosting the first annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway. BRA Day SA, a free event, will feature the “Cakes for a Cause Silent Auction” with all proceeds...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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