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In case you were wondering about the status of breast cancer, the following statistics were provided by the Northeast Ohio affiliate of Komen for the Cure.

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Black Health, Black Women, Nation, swimming -

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FROM WNYC.org:

Swimming is a great form of exercise, a refreshing summer activity and an important life skill. Yet African American women seem to be…let’s say less than enthusiastic.

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Black Health, Black Women, HIV/AIDS, Nation -

safrica-cnd-articleLargeFrom NYTimes.com:

With an AIDS vaccine still out of reach, two rigorous new studies have found different ways to sharply cut H.I.V. infections among women and schoolgirls, who make up a majority of the newly infected in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Black Families, Black Health, Black Women, Nation -

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March is Women’s Month so it is fitting that this news should alarm Black women everywhere. With all of the mounting odds against us, it is becoming more & more important for us to have regular pap smears, mammograms, and tests run for herpes and HPV. For younger Black women, get all the info you need about HPV vaccinations here.

CLICK HERE to learn more about herpes and what you can do to prevent exposure. -NewsOne Staff

The latest news out of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is very troubling, to say the least.

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