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Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Girl’s Brain Tumour Disappears Miraculously, Doctors Baffled How At The Sudden Vanishing of The Disease

Brain tumour vanished. (Photo Credit: File image) In a miraculous incident, an 11-year-old girl’s brain tumour disappeared without leaving any trace to as to how it happened. Even the medics don’t know how the inoperable brain tumour just vanished. The little girl, Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG in the… Read More »

Chemicals found in makeup, soap, other personal care products may speed up puberty in girls, study says

According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in personal care products may contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. (iStock) Makeup, toothpaste, and soap: What do these everyday personal care items have in common? According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in them could contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. The study, which was… Read More »