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Breath Test May Detect Cancer

British scientists are working on a breath test that may detect early signs of cancer and other serious illnesses.

New Glove Helps In Early Detection of Breast Cancer

The Donna Glove is a new tool that can be used to detect lumps in the breast.

10+ Really Neat PINK Household Gizmos That Support Breast Cancer Causes

There are so many reasons to buy pink, the first reason being that every home needs a blush, a bit of modesty, even if its false modesty. The best reason to buy pink now? It's hot to support breast cancer awareness month, aka October, and many manufacturers of household products are supporting breast cancer education and awareness activities with proceeds from your pink purchases. Here are 10+ of my favorite pink pickin's....

Study Shows Too Much Drinking Shrinks Your Brain

Debating on whether or not to have that last drink for the night? A new study has found that the more alcohol you consume, the more your brain shrinks.

An Aspirin a Day May Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

A new study suggests that taking an aspirin a day may lower the risk of breast cancer in women.

Idling Alternatives Cools Truckers, Save Gas and Help The Planet

Not idling is one of the many good ways to save gas and be more environmentally friendly, but there are few to keep cool on hot days when, for some important reason, you just have to sit in your vehicle and wait. What is the average Jane and Joe to do to not idle and yet stay cool when there is need to stay cool in a vehicle and opening the windows just isn't enough? How about truckers?

Eye Say, False Eyelashes or Feather Dusters?

Eye, matey! In the olden days, "40 lashes!" was a punishment. Now it's a fashion, but don't blink or you'll miss it. Or more likely, hurt yourself.

High Tide Heels

The design of the shoes got me thinking, with global warming and rising water levels, high heel flippers might one day become an essential part of our lives.

Lingerie Flies High

Why would anyone want to wear feathers, fake or otherwise, under their clothes?

Granted they are pretty, but I think somewhat impractical.

Save Your Skin with the UV Bikini

A boon for most of us who love a bit of sunbathing, but do not know when we have had enough and end up risking ourselves to skin cancer.

Socks With Holes: Innovative Fashion?

Socks with holes already built in, creating a fun pair with a ‘peep show'. You can wear them with sneakers or team them up with stilettos to reflect a fun twist to your personality.

Fun and Functional Miniskirts

Miniskirts are fun, but functional? Not a word I would normally associate with them. But these miniskirts definitely deserve the ‘fun and functional' tag.

Fix Those Heel Wedgies

Kix by Katie is a simple, affordable, cool and oh-so-innovative idea, a stick-on, lightweight, supportive strip which is applied to the inside back hemline of pants.

Mama Bear in Menopause Animates The Change

Menopause - a delicate issue for many, especially in Japan. In an effort to "humanize" women and The Change, doctor and manga writer Emi Chida has produced a curious comic featuring a menopausal mama mama bear.

Never Lose the Ear Plugs: Ladybuds

Not only does Ladybuds do what every other earplug promises: taking care of your ears, it does so in a cool and classy way.

Sweet Smells May Give Sweet Dreams

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to control the types of dreams you have? Well now you may be able to.

Sarah Palin's Japanese Eyeglasses Spark Fashion Trend

Alaska Governor and GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has caught the public eye in more ways than one - her stylish, made in Japan eyeglasses have struck a particular chord with middle class, midlife mamas!

Top 10 Most Unusual Rings of 2008

I realized that there are some really innovative, whacky, cool, and downright outrageous rings out there. Here is a list of my favorite Top 10 Coolest Rings of 2008.

New Procedure Gets Rid of "Back Fat"

There's nothing like trying on an awesome new shirt only to turn around in the mirror and see rolls of skin hanging over your bra, making your shirt bulge out in the back. This is commonly referred to as "back fat".

MBI: The Newest Technology In Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The American Society of Clinical Oncology conference, meeting in Washington, DC this weekend, will be hearing about the results of experiments with a new technology for detecting breast cancers in women with dense breasts. It is called Molecular Breast Imaging, MBI, and it employs a radioactive tracer that is absorbed more by abnormal cells than healthy cells.