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'Man Boob' Surgery Surges

Number of British men seeking the procedure doubles in 5 years

(Newser) - Dude looks like a lady no more. More men are seeking breast reduction surgery to treat gynecomastia, which causes the dreaded "man boobs," reports the BBC . Statistics from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show that 790 men in the UK underwent the procedure last year, double... More »

Male Breast Reductions Swell

'Moob' operations up 28% from last year

(Newser) - Male boob jobs is plastic surgery's fastest-growing area for a third year in a row, according to a British surgeons' association. The number of male breast reduction operations is up 28% from last year. The association chief says this is largely because media coverage of "moobs" is making many... More »

'Save the Boob' Ads Turn Heads, Spark Complaints

Cutting-edge ads seek to reach younger women

(Newser) - Just because breast cancer is serious, does that mean PSAs have to be?  "Save the boob" is the tag line on one irreverent video in a campaign for breast cancer awareness that's drawing fans—and furious complaints. Designers of the public service announcements aim to grab the attention younger... More »

Facebook Boobs Bungle Breast Rules Again

(Newser) - Facebook executives have again bungled rules banning breasts on the site, this time concerning cancer surgery. Facebook bans "sexual content" and bounced photos a cancer patient posted of her mastectomy scars to educate other women. After a torrent of complaints a Facebook spokeswoman admitted: "We made a mistake,... More »

Cuppa Joe Could Shrink Your C-Cup

Coffee, linked to decreased cancer risk, presents dilemma for busty-and-proud types

(Newser) - Three cups a day makes cleavage go away, a study has found. Though coffee protects against cancer, drinking caffeine for an extended time period makes breasts shrink. The reduction is most noticeable in larger busts, but it’s not enough to make Dolly Parton a Keira Knightley, the New York ... More »

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