Friday, February 24, 2012

Pretty in Pink?

Maybe not quite as pretty as you think.

In the United States, virtually everyone has seen the "pink ribbon" campaigns plastered on everything from make-up and cupcakes to t-shirts and fried chicken buckets, and recognize the symbol as a sign of breast cancer awareness.

It's certainly a noble cause, considering that if current trends continue one in 8 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lives.

Unfortunately, this cause is noble only in appearance; in reality, the multimillion-dollar company behind all those pink ribbons -- the Susan G. Komen Foundation – uses less than a dime of each dollar to actually look for a breast cancer cure... and that's just the surface of the problem...

Read the rest of the article here

Now this is Pretty in Pink

Long live Duckie (some language)


Karen LH said...

Rob, the link doesn't work.

Karen LH said...

Found it.