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Are Black Women Aging Faster Than White Women?

Yeah, we know the saying that “Black don’t crack,” but a recent article on The Root talks about how African-American women are aging faster on the inside. Past data shows that Black women are internally 7.8 years older than their white counterparts. Extreme stress may be to blame for this racial health disparity, which can take a serious toll on our heart health and internal organs. 

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