Trauma Thursdays: Can your Wonderbra do this?

Trauma Thursdays: Can your Wonderbra do this?

It may not give you car-crashing cleavage, but it can detect breast cancer! The bra–“The First Warning System”, invented right here in the U.S., detects changes in cell temperature. Cell temperature, for those who don’t know, changes when new blood vessels pop up–blood vessels associated with tumors. While the bra is still going through trials, the company says it will be used mostly in commercial settings as a diagnostic tool. According to them and three trials with 650 women, the bra is more accurate (and probably less painful) than mammograms. My only question is if they will be used in ob/gyn offices, how would they be kept sanitary for each patient? The item is much too expensive to be single-use and I imagine all those sensors aren’t exactly machine-wash friendly…

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