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Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Many Women With Heart Disease Don’t Move Enough

FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Too many women with heart disease aren’t heeding exercise guidelines, and that could translate into even more health problems down the road, new research suggests. “Physical activity is a known, cost-effective prevention strategy for women with and without cardiovascular disease, and our study shows worsening health and financial… Read More »