Health Rewind: Magic Johnson Wants You to Enroll in Obamacare Now

Plus, is a female Viagra pill coming soon?

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Magic Johnson: “Health Care Saved My Life” - Basketball legend Magic Johnson has teamed up with the White House to encourage Americans to enroll in Obamacare. In a video interview, he talks about how health care has helped him over the years, not just with HIV, but the injuries he received from playing sports. He also stresses the importance and benefits of affordable health care. — Kellee Terrell (@kelleent)(Photo: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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Do People Believe That Light-skinned Blacks Are More Educated? - A recent study suggests people believe skin color among Blacks is connected to intelligence. Researchers from San Francisco State University asked people to look at images of Black men and tell them which ones seemed intelligent. They found that darker skin was  perceived as “ignorant” and lighter skin as “more educated,” the Huffington Post writes. (Photo: kali9/Getty Images)

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Are African-Americans Less Likely to Use Car Seats? - Babies of color don’t ride in car seats at the same rate as white babies, says a recent report. Researchers found that minority parents were two to three times less likely to use car seats and more likely to have children sitting in the front, which is not recommended. Car accidents are the leading cause of death and injury among children, says the CDC. (Rolf Bruderer: Getty Images)

What’s the Hearing Supposed to Decide? - More than 4,000 former NFL players have joined forces to sue the league. They claim the NFL didn’t do enough to protect them from injury and that they hid documents showing they had knowledge of the long-term effects of their head trauma, reported USA Today.  (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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NFL May Have to Pay More Than $765 Million for Head Injuries - A federal judge told the National Football League that their offer of $765 million to 20,000 former players with head injuries was not enough, NBC.com reports. The judge wrote that she was concerned that all of the players who have been diagnosed would not receive necessary funds. The NFL has yet to comment on this judgment. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) 

Is 16 and Pregnant Behind Drop in Teen Births? - A recent study believes that the MTV show 16 and Pregnant may have a hand in why teen pregnancy rates have dropped over the years. Researchers claim that after the show debuted in 2009, teen rates dropped 5.7 percent. They also noticed a huge uptick in teens’ tweets during the show that talked about the importance of safe sex and using birth control, NPR writes. (Photo: MTV)

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Is 16 and Pregnant Behind Drop in Teen Births? - A recent study believes that the MTV show 16 and Pregnant may have a hand in why teen pregnancy rates have dropped over the years. Researchers claim that after the show debuted in 2009, teen rates dropped 5.7 percent. They also noticed a huge uptick in teens’ tweets during the show that talked about the importance of safe sex and using birth control, NPR writes. (Photo: MTV)

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Oprah and Iyanla Talk About Light Skin-Versus-Dark Skin - Oprah’s Lifeclass discussed a taboo topic in the Black community on Friday: Colorism. Led by Iyanla Vanzant, actress Tika Sumpter and others, this eye-opening conversation shed light on how colorism impacts women’s mental health, self-esteem, education levels and even the length of one’s prison sentence. How has colorism personally affected you? (Photo: OWN)

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Oprah and Iyanla Talk About Light Skin-Versus-Dark Skin - Oprah’s Lifeclass discussed a taboo topic in the Black community on Friday: Colorism. Led by Iyanla Vanzant, actress Tika Sumpter and others, this eye-opening conversation shed light on how colorism impacts women’s mental health, self-esteem, education levels and even the length of one’s prison sentence. How has colorism personally affected you? (Photo: OWN)

90,000 Kids Sent to ER for Fights at School - Schools are not always safe for kids, confirms a recent study. Researchers found that each year 90,000 students are taken to the ER due to assaults that took place on campus. While gun shootings were rare, bruises, cuts and head injuries were common. Also, youth of color were more likely to be assaulted than their white counterparts. (Photo: LWA/Getty Images)

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90,000 Kids Sent to ER for Fights at School - Schools are not always safe for kids, confirms a recent study. Researchers found that each year 90,000 students are taken to the ER due to assaults that took place on campus. While gun shootings were rare, bruises, cuts and head injuries were common. Also, youth of color were more likely to be assaulted than their white counterparts. (Photo: LWA/Getty Images)

Protect, But Not Get Paid - "All military personnel will continue to serve and accrue pay but will not actually be paid until appropriations are available," Rep. C.W. Young (R-Florida) told the Air Force Times.  (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

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African-American Servicemen and Women More at Risk for High Blood Pressure - Researchers from the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center found that Black adults in the military were 50 percent more likely to have high blood pressure compared to whites, Latinos and other ethnicities. These racial health disparities were shocking given that enrolled service men and women all have equal access to health care on base.(Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Could Viagra for Women Be in the Near Future? - A new pill to boost women’s sex drives could be right around the corner. British company ORLIBID is set to manufacture the female Viagra, which, when taken 15 minutes before sex, can increase a woman’s libido by upping hormonal levels. Female Viagra could be on the shelves as early as 2015, The Telegraph reported. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Could Viagra for Women Be in the Near Future? - A new pill to boost women’s sex drives could be right around the corner. British company ORLIBID is set to manufacture the female Viagra, which, when taken 15 minutes before sex, can increase a woman’s libido by upping hormonal levels. Female Viagra could be on the shelves as early as 2015, The Telegraph reported. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tyson Recalls 34,000 Pounds of Chicken - Recently, Tyson, one of the most successful chicken manufacturing companies in the U.S., recalled 34,000 pounds of chicken due to salmonella poisoning. The USDA says that while seven people have been reported sick from this bacterial illness, this tainted chicken was not sent to stores. It was shipped across the nation for “institutional use,” The Associated Press reported. (Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Tyson Recalls 34,000 Pounds of Chicken - Recently, Tyson, one of the most successful chicken manufacturing companies in the U.S., recalled 34,000 pounds of chicken due to salmonella poisoning. The USDA says that while seven people have been reported sick from this bacterial illness, this tainted chicken was not sent to stores. It was shipped across the nation for “institutional use,” The Associated Press reported. (Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)