More on those delicious Breast “Cup” Cakes

They’re being sold around Barnard Hall and Sulzberger RIGHT NOW (12-1:30 PM). Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer awareness. Goooooooo! They’re delicious and fun!

Support Breast Cancer Research… Decorate Breast “Cup”Cakes!

You all knew this was coming… it’s time for Well-Woman’s 7th annual Breast “Cup”Cake Celebration! From 7-9pm, you can come to our office (119 Reid) and decorate two cupcakes in any shape, size, or color, then take one home with you and donate the other to the Well-Woman bake sale (all proceeds go to the…

Sarah Palin versus Liberals and Feminists

So two important things regarding Sarah Palin happened this weekend: She finally made a guest appearance on SNL! BrooklynVegan posted this brilliant picture of both on stage: This was Palin’s (or was it Fey’s?) moment to tackle “the liberal elite media as well as the liberal regular media.” Read/watch more, here, here, here, and here….

News from Denmark

Female genital mutilation, or FGM, is illegal in most Western states, and is illegal by law if not by practice in many African and Asian countries as well.  Denmark, however, has taken the prohibitions a step further, by making it illegal for parents to have this procedure performed on their children–even if it happens outside…

Are Bad Times Healthy?

A recent NY Times article reports that economic crises can have positive affects on people’s health! Some studies show that when economic times are good, people work more and do less of the things that are good for them like exercising or cooking at home. So, maybe this crisis will actually help improve the health…

Used Condoms for Hair Ties…!

Yes, this title is no joke. According to the USA Today blog and China Daily News, apparently used condoms are being recycled and wrapped up to be sold as hair ties and rubber bands in China. I’m really hoping they are not used and rather have expired or are factory rejects. If they are used,…

Oat Yogurt in Finland!

(ooh look, the image changes!) Here we go again with the so-called European superiority. Vegan Lunch Box reports that not only does Finland provide better health care*, but it also has cooler non-dairy yogurts! According to their website, Yosa is “a probiotic oat-based product with a texture similar to yoghurt. The Isoäidin product range includes…

You gotta love Dove…

Dove’s Campaign for Real Beauty has been around for a while and I’m sure that many have already seen this “Evolution of Beauty” video, produced by the company.  A friend just shared it with me the other day, however, and I thought I would pass it on… it’s actually a little creepy, but such a…

Barnard isn’t the only institution excited about the HPV vaccination.

The US Government is too.  The US Citizenship and Immigration Service is now requiring that all immigrant women and girls (within appropriate age parameters) wanting to secure a visa or stay in the country receive Guardasil, the HPV vaccination.  This, of course, discriminates against women in many ways, all detailed here. Welcome to America. P.S….

Really cool pictures

Ever wonder what your cervix looks like?  On this photo blog, a woman, with the help of a speculum, digital camera, and super cool boyfriend, documents her cervix throughout her cycle.