Health Connections
7:43 am
Tue October 22, 2013

The Downside of the "Pinking" of America

Credit Image courtesy BCAction

Has Breast Cancer Awareness Month become a meaningless holiday? Some think so.

In today's North Bay Report KRCB speaks with women living with breast cancer and examines the effects of breast cancer awareness month and the “pinking” of America. 

Many pink ribbon products give little or no money to cancer causes, says Karuna Jaggar, executive director of Breast Cancer Action. In the worst cases, she says, some products contain ingredients known to be harmful