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IrieScents: The Skin Care Line that Helps Eczema & Cancer

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IrieScents By Brenda Alexander Many successful businesses begin by chance and for IrieScents owners Yolanda Washington and Samyra Lyles, their journey was no different. Both lost their jobs and sought career changes that landed them in the same massage therapy school in Atlanta. After meeting and finding out they both hailed from Baltimore, they clicked, and later discovered they were…

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10-Year-Old Boy Grows Out Hair to Shoulder-Length to Donate to Cancer Patient

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Image Credit: Angie Polus (Moore’s mom) By Winnie Gaturu According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second largest killer in the world with millions of deaths being reported per year. The sad thing is that the disease affects both the young and old. Although it can be treated, especially when detected in its early stages, most types of…

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This Cancer Is On The Rise In Millennial Women. Know The Symptoms.

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  By Mwabi Kaira   A week before Thanksgiving in 2014, we celebrated my brother and sister’s joint birthdays with a party. Somewhere between the dancing, the drinks and cutting the cake, my big sister casually mentioned that she hadn’t been feeling well and google had told her that she probably had colon cancer.  I rolled my eyes and thought…

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Remembering Charlie Murphy’s Legacy of Laughter

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Matthew Simmons/Getty Images By Sharee Silerio Beloved comedian, actor, author, screenwriter and voice-over artist Charlie Murphy will be remembered as one of the greatest comics of the past two decades. Continue Reading Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised by his mother, a telephone operator, and his stepdad. His father, Charles Edward Murphy, was a transit police…

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She Lost Her Best Friend To Breast Cancer While Pursuing Her PhD. Here’s How She’s Still Fighting For Her.

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Breast cancer researcher Dr. Joy McDaniel in the laboratory at Huntsville’s HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. McDaniel’s work may lead to a new targeted therapy for deadly triple negative breast cancer. (HudsonAlpha photo) Written by Tiffani Greenaway of MyMommyVents.com Dr. Joy McDaniel was pursuing her PhD when her she lost her best friend. At just 24 years old, breast cancer took…

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