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Author fears for future of the American breast
USA Today

The American breast is bigger than ever before.  And breasts are developing in girls earlier than at any time in recorded history. But do breasts have a future? The biology of the breast is changing — and not for the better, says journalist Florence Williams, author of the new book Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History (W.W. Norton & Co., $25.95). She details a number of alarming trends that may be contributing to the USA’s high rate of breast cancer — today and in years to come.