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New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids
The American Journal of Epidemiology releases a study linking chemical hair relaxers to uterine fib...


Health Hero: Helping Young Women in NYC Become HIV/AIDS Peer Educators
Claire Simon, the Young Women of Color HIV/AIDS Coalition's co-founder/co-director sat down with BE...


Risk Factors For Black Women | Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s time to educate...


Black Women and Depression | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Recent studies show that Black women are twice as likely as Black men to b...


Victoria's Secret Model Opens Up About Developing From Awkward to Gorgeous
Lyndsey Scott shares what it's like to be judged based on looks....


Tamera Mowry: "When I’m Upset, the Hood Comes Out"
The actress gets real on faith, politics and fame....


FDA: Anti-Bacterial Soaps May Not Curb Bacteria
Anti-bacterial soap may not stop the spread of germs and could do more harm than good....


Occupy 2012: What Is the Movement’s Role?
In 2012 the Occupy Movement will need a more clearly defined mission and plan of action....


Commentary: Swedish Blackface Cake Disgusts on Many Levels
Disturbing photos recently surfaced of Sweden’s culture minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth gleefully ...


What Is Triple Negative Breast Cancer?
Updated Nov. 10, 2008 – Anyone who has read anything lately about breast cancer in African American...


Sickle Cell Disease Connected to Strokes in Children
Children who suffer from sickle cell disease — a painful inherited blood disorder — and also have a...


It’s in Our Blood: Sickle Cell Disease
About one in 12 African-Americans carry the trait for sickle cell disease, meaning 1 of every 500 o...


Solange, Selita and Cassie on "Good" Hair
An intimate conversation on what hair means to women today....


Eugenics Victim, Son Fighting Together for Justice
Elaine Riddick feels compelled to speak out, not just for herself, but for those who might be too a...


No Divorce for 8-Year-Old Girl
Eight-year-old girl's marriage to a 47-year-old man ruled legal....