Body politics: Get ’em when they’re young

Did you know that there are not only toning shoes for women but there are also toning shoes for … girls? “Toning shoes” are sneakers with rounded soles designed to create an unstable walking surface and theoretically force the wearer to engage different muscles while walking. But not only are the claims that they can…

Race for the Cash?

I’m really torn about the news that Susan G. Komen for the Cure is spending a lot of time and money hunting down any organization who uses the phrase “For the Cure” to raise money and/or awareness for breast cancer research. Because Cupcakes for a Cure is such big competition in the same goal to…