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Help Cure Sickle Cell Disease – Joining Be The Match may be the most important thing you do this year

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Help Cure Sickle Cell Disease Joining Be The Match may be the most important thing you do this year Sickle cell disease is a debilitating illness causing chronic and extreme pain, fatigue, swelling, infection, and more for the approximately 100,000 Americans living with it today. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sickle cell disease disproportionally affects the…

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American Red Cross: Sickle Cell Strong

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American Red Cross: Sickle Cell Strong Recently, the American Red Cross presented the “Sickle Cell Strong” Instagram LIVE event, hosted by Rashan Ali and featuring sickle cell advocates singer Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, NFL coach Bobby Engram and his wife, Deanna, as well as Red Cross medical director Dr. Yvette Miller to help raise awareness of sickle cell disease and the…

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Should You Take Biotin Supplements?

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Photo Source: Natural Silver Sista by Mary Wolff We all want beautiful, healthy hair. If there were a pill that promised to give you healthy, strong hair, pretty nails, and promoted hair growth, would you take it? Of course, you would! This is the premise of biotin supplements. They claim to offer all of these benefits and many curlies are…

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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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Does Drinking Alcohol Hurt Hair Growth?

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Photo Credit: @spiritedpursuit by Mary Wolff There are a lot of sneaky things that can mess up your hair. When it comes to alcohol, those few drinks with the girls may be costing your curls. Whether you enjoy margaritas or martinis, alcohol can be a concern for naturalists looking to keep their hair healthy and happy. So, does drinking alcohol hurt…

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