The Nation: Cooper's Droop

Bralessness, that badge of liberation and adornment of the age—in some cases, at least—may be an insupportable custom. So suggests a medical expert writing in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

The problem, according to Dr. John H. Wulsin of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, is simple gravity. "The fibrous attachments which support the breast," says Wulsin, "stretch under the influence of gravity, more so in some women than in others, and especially in those breasts naturally large or fat or pregnant or lactating."

That much most women already knew. But,...

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