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Study: Working the Night Shift Will Probably End Your Life Early

Study: Working the Night Shift Will Probably End Your Life Early

The way you work could be impacting your health. According to a recent study, people who work night shifts, rotating shifts and other irregular shifts have an increased risk…

A Woman’s Chances of Becoming Pregnant Increase After Having Appendix Removed

A Woman’s Chances of Becoming Pregnant Increase After Having Appendix Removed

The Fertility and Sterility Journal has disproven the myth that appendicectomies can lower a woman’s chance of getting pregnant. In fact, researchers at Dundee University discovered that women who…

Obamacare Won’t Help Women With Aids

Obamacare Won’t Help Women With Aids

Obamacare doesn’t seem to be providing everyone with their medical necessities. Poor, undocumented women are struggling to receive the care that they need, especially those with HIV. The Affordable…

Revealed: Diabetes Tied to Memory Loss in Older Adults

Revealed: Diabetes Tied to Memory Loss in Older Adults

The number of African-Americans with diabetes has skyrocketed over the past two decades, and what researchers are still learning about the disease, and its impact, is stunning. According to new…

Techyville.com: Paralyzed Rats Can Now Walk

Techyville.com:  Paralyzed Rats Can Now Walk

A major scientific breakthrough occurred this week, as Swiss scientists were able to teach paralyzed rats how to walk again.  Rats who’d had their spinal cords severed were given…

Ms. Chico C. Norwood: Robin Roberts’ Announcement Causes Bone Marrow Donations to Jump 1000%

Ms. Chico C. Norwood:  Robin Roberts’ Announcement Causes Bone Marrow Donations to Jump 1000%

By Ms. Chico C. Norwood According to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” the response to Robin Robert’s announcement that she was suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a rare syndrome…

Comedian and “Moesha” Star Yvette Wilson Dies of Cervical Cancer at the Age of 48

Comedian and “Moesha” Star Yvette Wilson Dies of Cervical Cancer at the Age of 48

Yvette Wilson, the star of ‘Moesha’ and its spin-off, ‘The Parkers’,  has died from cervical cancer and complications from kidney disease. The comedian was 48 years old. Leading up…

Major Breakthrough in Black Women’s Breast Cancer Research

Major Breakthrough in Black Women’s Breast Cancer Research

Scientists have taken a step forward in the fight against triple negative breast cancer, the most deadly form of breast cancer in black women.  Researchers at the North Shore-LIJ…

Why do Black women indulge in risky sex?

Why do Black women indulge in risky sex?

According to a recent study, exposure to violence makes women prone to risky sex. A recent study says that women who have witnessed crimes and forms of violence both…

The Career Blazers: 7 Black Female Medical Pioneers

The Career Blazers: 7 Black Female Medical Pioneers

Though there has been a major concern about black women in the science and tech industries, but many have made major strides. African-American women contribute daily to new research,…