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Genetics Testing Could Reveal Your Risks for Breast Cancer

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Scientists have found that genetic mutations could put some women at risk for breast cancer if it runs in their family, ABC News reports. Women with mutations in the genes BRCA1 or BRCA2 are five times more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, the National...

Why All The Corset Training Hype? Yeah, It’s Weird, But Is It Worse Than Other Diets?

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It’s a general truth that just about everyone’s trying to lose weight or change their bodies around these parts. Most of the time, telling people to eat veggies and exercise just isn’t flashy enough to get people’s attention, and crazy fads are born. One of...

Did 5-Year-Old Brandajah Smith Commit Suicide?

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This past June, 26-year-old Laderika Smith left her 5-year-old daughter, Brandajah, home alone while she went to the store to purchase milk. Upon her return, Smith found Brandajah lying on the bedroom floor with a gunshot wound to the head. Apparently the child found a gun...

UPDATED: Tariq Nasheed’s Silencing Tactics Won’t Make Street Harassment Disappear

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UPDATE — 3:19 PM EST, 10/24/2013 Nasheed reached out to Clutch Magazine and expressed concerns about this particular quote from my article: “Nasheed is a man who normalizes sexual exploitation and human-trafficking through pimp tactics meant to teach Black men how to possess women, while denying...

I Went Black Girl Blonde and I’m Never, Ever Going Back

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I've always wanted blonde hair...and not for the reason you might think.