liv-breast-cancer-detection-aid.jpg The women only fitness chain, Curves, has unveiled a device that offers an easy way of detecting lumps in the breasts during self examination. This is in honor of October's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Developed and promoted by Curves in collaboration with Olivia Newton-John, this device, named the Liv Breast Examination Aid,.is manufactured by Advanced Medical Design International, of Orlando, Fla.

Highlights of the Liv Breast Examination Aid
a. This is a heart-shaped, saline-filled tool.
b. A woman has to hold it against her breast as she places the corresponding arm behind her head.
c. She then has to glide her fingers in a circular motion along the flat device.
d. This enables her to feel tissue for lumps that may not be as noticeable otherwise.
e. This is not meant for use as a replacement for a mammogram or clinical breast exam by a doctor.
f. It is available at a few Curves locations.
g. This device is approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
h. To participate in a pilot study - click here

Disadvantage
Women with reconstructive surgery of the breast or breast implants should consult their physician before using this product.

Cost
$24.95
It is available at the seven area Curves locations for $9.95, while supplies last