Monday, December 7, 2009

i gave it 10 seconds, could not think of a good pun.

what the fuck! 113% higher chance of developing breast cancer because i wear a bra? did i imagine this statistic? i don't know, heard it in a podcast. time to take it off!

also, what the fuck/thanks charlie's angels:


some partly unsubstantiated, yet weighty-sounding (to me) data:

Women who wore their bras 24 hours per day had a 3 out of 4 chance of developing breast cancer (in their study, n=2056 for the cancer group and n=2674 for the standard group).

Women who wore bras more than 12 hour per day but not to bed had a 1 out of 7 risk.

Women who wore their bras less than 12 hours per day had a 1 out of 152 risk.

Women who wore bras rarely or never had a 1 out of 168 chance of getting breast cancer. The overall difference between 24 hour wearing and not at all was a 125-fold difference.


interesting. i think bra use may be too ~societally ingrained~ in me to get rid of, but we will see.

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