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Do Breast Self Exams

Do You Do Monthly Breast Self-Exams?

If case you've missed all the pink ribbons, let me remind you that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And even though some health experts think breast self-exams are no longer necessary, getting to know your girls seems like a simple way to empower yourself against the disease. Becoming familiar with your breast tissue and how it changes monthly — oh what the crimson wave does to the breasts — is one way to put the fight against the disease in your own hands, literally. Here are details on how to perform a breast self-exam with helpful illustrations.

Before you start making excuses, here are 10 daily activities that take longer to complete than a breast self-exam.

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