Health Rewind: Does Chris Brown Have Bipolar Disease?

Plus, cutting and self-harm among Black teens.

Newest Flame - In anticipation for X, Chris Brown dropped his Rick Ross collaboration "New Flame" today. The new midtempo song takes Breezy back to his R&B roots and has the Bawse come in with quite a few baseball references. We can't wait for the new album to drop, can you?(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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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)

Preventive Health Care Services - More than 7 million African-Americans, 8 million Latinos and 3 million Asian-Americans would again have to pay out-of-pocket for lifesaving preventive health care services, like mammograms and cervical and colon cancer screenings.  (Photo: Ron Chapple/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)

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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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)

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)

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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)

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What's Behind the Increase in Infections? - One of the major factors behind our recent measles outbreak is people not getting vaccinated for the disease. And from there, it spreads throughout communities of people who are not vaccinated either. (Photo: Mark Kegans/Getty Images)

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Blacks Respond Better to Rubella Vaccine - Researchers from the Mayo Clinic found that African-Americans respond better to the rubella vaccine than their white and Latino counterparts. They don’t know why the vaccine works better and admit that more research in this area needs to be done, RedOrbit.Com reported. Rubella, also known as German measles, is a viral infection known for its red rashes. (Photo: Mark Kegans/Getty Images)

Black Women Are Least Likely to Have Access to Plan B - A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that only 7.9 percent of Black women have ever used a form of emergency contraception. Also, poor Black youth are less likely to have access to Plan B compared to more affluent teens. It?s believed that price and lack of insurance may stand in our way of access to it. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Generic Plan B is Coming to Your Nearest Drug Store - In other FDA-related news, the government organization has approved a less expensive generic version of the popular emergency contraceptive Plan B to be sold in pharmacies across the U.S. They also are extending this pill’s access to young teens, a complete 180 from last year, NPR writes.(Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

'Man up.' - This implies that he is acting like less than a man. He will 100 percent of the time revert to a boy if you say this.   (Photo: Nicholas Monu/Getty Images)

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African-American Teens and Self-Harm - A new essay in The Root reminds us that cutting is a Black problem, too. Writer Janelle Harris shares that her teen daughter self harms and discusses the mental health services they have gotten. Harris also reminds us that African-American teens, especially boys, are at higher risk for self-harm as a way to cope with stress and anxiety. (Photo: Nicholas Monu/Getty Images)

Comedienne Franchesca Ramsey Does Spoof for Obamacare  - Comedienne Franchesca Ramsey has spoofed Rihanna?s ?Pour It Up? to remind us that we are running out of time to enroll in Obamacare ? the deadline is March 31. In her hilarious ?Sign It Up,? Ramsey sings about all that is covered under health care, including birth control, preventative care and medications. Watch the video in its entirety here.(Photo: Chescaleigh via YouTube)

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Comedienne Franchesca Ramsey Does Spoof for Obamacare  - Comedienne Franchesca Ramsey has spoofed Rihanna’s “Pour It Up” to remind us that we are running out of time to enroll in Obamacare — the deadline is March 31. In her hilarious “Sign It Up,” Ramsey sings about all that is covered under health care, including birth control, preventative care and medications. Watch the video in its entirety here.(Photo: Chescaleigh via YouTube)