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Morning-After Pill May Be Less Effective For Heavier Women

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Studies have always shown that hormone-based birth control pills and patches can be less effective in heavier women, but a European manufacturer of the emergency contraceptive pill, Norlevo, will now put labels on its product informing women that their pill is “not effective” for women...

It Happened To Me: I Am Thin and Black And I’m Tired of Hearing About It

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White women tend to envy my size, whereas black women tend to pity me for it.

Weight Loss Lies We Tell Ourselves

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Black women are some of the most beautiful women on the planet, with God-given curves that some go under the knife to possess. But sometimes, what starts out as a brick house body morphs into a house of flab as age and bad habits take...

DATING WHILE FAT: Why Aren’t Dating Sites More User-Friendly for Overweight People?

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I very specifically took full body photos of me on my not-most-awesome day, rather than choose more flattering photos. I embraced underpromise and overdeliver -- I was petrified of trying to deceive anyone.

Wendy Williams’ Obsession with Weight: Five Tips to Overcome Weight Issues

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Talk-show dynamo Wendy Williams has recently-released her sixth book, Ask Wendy. Similar to the popular segment she hosts on “The Wendy Williams Show,” Ask Wendy answers candid questions about taboo topics including sex, relationships and proper office etiquette. The 48-year-old personality also delves into her...