Health Rewind: Does Chris Brown Have Bipolar Disease?
Plus, cutting and self-harm among Black teens.
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Legal Records Claim Chris Brown Has PTSD and Bipolar Disorder - Legal documents from a rehab facility state that singer Chris Brown suffers from bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, E! News reported. It’s unclear how long Brown may have been suffering from these illnesses, but it’s suggested that his past aggressive behavior is a direct result of being undiagnosed and untreated for these mental health issues. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Widen Along Race - A new study about breast cancer disparities found that five Black women die from the disease every day. Researchers also found that that breast cancer death rates among Black women are still higher than white women; Memphis and Los Angeles have the steepest racial death disparities; and New York and Baltimore have the lowest disparity rates. (Photo: Ron Chapple/Getty Images)
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Can Racism Make You Fat? - The more you experience racism, the more you may weigh, says researchers from the historic Black Women's Health Study. The study suggests that the stress that comes from experiencing “everyday” racial bias can trigger hormones that increase fat in our bodies by 69 percent, says Medical Xpress. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Author Janet Mock Talks Sexual Abuse and Being Transgender - In a recent interview with The Atlantic, transgender author and activist Janet Mock talks about her new book Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More and her past sexual abuse. Mock believes that because she was isolated from her family for her gender expression, it made her more vulnerable to sexual predators. (Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for The Trevor Project)
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FLOTUS Brings Awareness to Food Label Changes - First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced that new changes will be made to our food labels. Initiated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the changes include making calorie counts larger to read; grams of added sugar will be included on labels; and serving sizes will be larger to reflect what people actually eat. (Photo: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)