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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Affects Younger Women and Black Women At Higher Rates

By E. Selean Holmes Since 1985, October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting all types of cancer affecting millions of people. And each year there are families creating new avenues of public education to keep us informed while fighting for a cure. In Cincinnati, the Holloman family founded The Erica J. Holloman Foundation to raise awareness …

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Improving the Standard of Care and Exploring treatment options

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Following a report earlier this year that drew attention to the challenges of living with sickle cell disease and the urgent need for change in patient care – particularly in hospital emergency departments – Pfizer Rare Disease brought together the Sickle Cell Disease Council for Change (CFC). The CFC consists of more …

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Shocking Texas billboard ignites abortion controversy

By Defender News Service A controversial new billboard along a Dallas highway that suggests black women should view abortion as self-care has sparked both outrage, support, and conversation across social media. “Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves,” the billboard states. “Abortion is self-care.” However, pro-life advocates are not here for the disturbing message sponsored …

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