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Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

NBC Journalist’s Reporting on Breast Cancer Led to Her Own Diagnosis [VIDEO]

In September, on her 47th birthday, NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren noticed a slight dent in her right breast. Within days, she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer. Dahlgren credits her previous reporting on unusual breast cancer symptoms for saving her own life in a recent Today interview, which you can view above, and in… Read More »

Breast Milk Combats Growth of Bad Bacteria

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 — Researchers say they have identified a compound in breast milk that combats the growth of infection-causing bacteria in infants. The compound is called glycerol monolaurate (GML), and the amount of GML in human breast milk is more than 200 times higher than in cow’s milk. Infant formula has no GML,… Read More »

WATCH: Beyonce’s dad, Mathew Knowles reveals he has breast cancer

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Mathew Knowles is fighting breast cancer. The man who’s best known for the years he spent managing his superstar daughters Beyonce and Solange announced the news during a sit-down interview with Michael Strahan for Good Morning America that will air Wednesday. A short teaser was released on Twitter on Tuesday and in it,… Read More »