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CLARIN (Argentina) EL COMERCIO (Peru) PUBLIMETRO.CL (CHILE)

SANTIAGO - A new breast cancer awareness campaign has been quickening pulses in Chile. The mildly erotic video called “For The Love Of Tits,” is an appeal to men to encourage their loved ones to get regular breast exams and to do self-exams.

The video features short vignettes of curvy women filmed from angles that accentuate their breasts. They range from a woman working in an office, a woman running in a park, taking a shower, nursing a baby and having sex, Clarin reports.

The campaign was originally announced as sponsored by the Chilean Health Ministry, but the government has since distanced itself from the campaign, El Comercio reports. Nonetheless, the video is going viral in Latin America.

The campaign angered several feminist groups in Chile, who accused the producers of being sexist and treating women like objects, Publimetro.cl reports.

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The Main COVID Risk Now: Long COVID

Death rates are down, masks are off, but many who have been infected by COVID have still not recovered. Long COVID continues to be hard to diagnose and treatments are still in the developmental stage.

Long COVID feels like a never-ending nightmare for those who suffer from it.

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PARIS — The medical examination took longer than expected in the Parc de Castelnau-le-Lez clinic, near the southern French city of Montpellier. Jocelyne had come to see a specialist for long COVID-19, and exits the appointment slowly with help from her son. The meeting lasted more than an hour, twice as long as planned.

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