The dangers of silicone breast implants for women. Scientific sources cited.

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"Have more confidence and feel sexier! You know how much attention women with large breasts command and you know how it feels to see other women get all that attention just because their breasts are bigger than yours. Now you can fight back!" Women are targeted everyday into believing that having larger breasts will enhance there life. Slogans like the quote from above are examples of the daily influences that lead to the pressure women …

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