It’s Giving Tuesday – Shop and Give Back

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It’s Giving Tuesday and today we’re donating 25% of each sale to a wonderful organization called Girl Effect.  The Pink Locket is all about empowering confidence in women, Girl Effect does just that they empower young girls to be confident and change the world.  So let’s support this wonderful organization and get your shopping on.

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Quote From Breast Cancer Survivor & Are You “Shopping Pink”?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 

During the month of October we’ll be posting inspiring quotes from Breast Cancer Survivors.  Check out some of  the products from these great organizations spreading awareness for Breast Cancer!

Photo Credit: Healthline

 

Ethnicity – 31 Days Luv Ur Boobs – Day 22

White women have a higher incidence of breast cancer than African American women. However, African American women are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women.†

Only nine more days left in October.  Have you gotten your PINK Glory Ring yet? If not, there’s still time, remember 50% of each sale will be donated to the Witness Project of Connecticut.

Breast Cancer Facts and Figures: 2009-2010.” American Cancer Society. 2009. Accessed January 19, 2011.

 

What’s Ethylene Oxide Anyway? 31 Days Luv Ur Boobs – Day 17

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One study found that increased exposure to ethylene oxide, a fumigant used to sterilize medical experiments, is associated with higher breast cancer risk among women who work in commercial sterilization facilities.•

Breast Cancer Facts and Figures: 2009-2010.” American Cancer Society. 2009. Accessed: January 19, 2011.

 

1 in 8 – 31 Days Luv Ur Boobs Day 16

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Today, about 1 in 8 women (12%) will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.†

Have you gotten your PINK Glory Ring yet?  If not, here’s how you can purchase one and find out more about the organization you’d be helping by purchasing!

http://women.webmd.com/guide/breast-cancer-arm-yourself-with-facts

Density – 31 Days Luv Ur Boobs Day 15

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Women whose mammograms show a large area of dense breast tissue (usually defined as ≥ 75%) are at 4 to 5 times higher risk than same aged women with less or no dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue can also make it harder to detect breast cancer with mammography.†

http://qap.sdsu.edu/screening/breastcancer/facts.html

 

Don’t forget to check out our PINK Glory Ring, 50% of each sale will be donated to the Witness Project of Connecticut .

Mulitvitamins – 31 Days Luv Ur Boobs Day 8

Photo courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net and Victor Habbick

Photo courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net and Victor Habbick

 

We’re on Day 8 of facts, stats and tips that relate to Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Awareness.  Feel free to share these tips!  I’m also listing the source that you can click on to find additional information.

“The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports a higher risk of breast cancer in women who take multivitamins.”*

 

*Mann, Denise. “Multivitamins Linked to Breast Cancer Risk.” April 1, 2010. Accessed: January 19, 2011.