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Health

Today's Unscientific Media Conclusion: Boobs Getting Bigger in New Zealand

DiscoblogBy Rachel CernanskyMarch 19, 2009 12:06 AM
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In another example of a news report that lacks… reporting/analysis/context/rational thought, the increasing size of women’s breasts is apparently mystifying "braologists" in New Zealand. This one-quotation article says that over the last three years, bra sizes between D and J have increased more rapidly than those from AA to C. With no mention of the growing obesity epidemic worldwide, it does not answer (or ask) the question of whether it's an overall increase in body weight that's translating into into the larger busts. Plus there's the little matter of cosmetic breast enhancements, which may also be the cause of the increase. Of course, it's much more fun (and incorrect) to simply imply that every young lass in New Zealand is simply growing bigger knockers these days. Related Content: Discoblog: Worst Science Article of the Week: Drinking Coffee Shrinks Your Breasts?

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