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Aired on February 24, 2024

Cancer Prevention

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About one of every three Americans will develop some form of cancer during his or her lifetime. Despite these grim statistics, doctors have made great progress in understanding the biology of cancer cells, and they have

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Aired on February 17, 2024

Youth Violence Prevention

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Homicide is the third leading cause of death for youth in the United States. Emergency departments treat over 800 young people for physical assault-related injuries each day. Youth violence is a significant problem that affects thousands of

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Aired on February 10, 2024

Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking is the business of stealing freedom for profit and should have no place in our world. It is a multi-billion-dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 24.9 million people around the world. Human trafficking is

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Aired on February 3, 2024

Black Female Reproductive & Sexual Health

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Good sexual and reproductive health is important for a female’s general health and wellbeing. It is central to their ability to make choices and decisions about their life, including when, or whether, to consider having

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Aired on January 27, 2024

Dense Breasts

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It’s not clear why some women have a lot of dense breast tissue and others do not. Having dense breast tissue is common. For most women, breasts become less dense with age. But in some women,

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Aired on January 20, 2024

Cervical Cancer Awareness

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Cervical cancer continues to rank among the top gynecologic cancers worldwide. According to current data, it is ranked 14th among all cancers and is the 4th most common cancer among women worldwide. Nearly 13,000 new cases are

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Aired on January 13, 2024

Postpartum Care

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When thinking about maternity care, usually pregnancy, labor and delivery are what come to mind. The postpartum period, however, is equally as important. The period after a baby’s arrival can be a busy and stressful

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Aired on January 6, 2024

Heart Health & the Black Community

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Nearly 48% of Black women and 44% of Black men have some form of heart disease. The rate of heart disease is also higher in the growing middle and upper-class Black community than in White Americans with similar

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Aired on January 6, 2024

Heart Health & the Black Community

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Nearly 48% of Black women and 44% of Black men have some form of heart disease. The rate of heart disease is also higher in the growing middle and upper-class Black community than in White Americans with similar

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Aired on December 30, 2023

Alopecia Awareness

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Nearly 6.7 million people in the U.S. and 160 million worldwide have alopecia or have had or will have it. Alopecia is actually a common autoimmune skin disease. If you have an autoimmune disease, your body’s

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Aired on December 23, 2023

Rewriting Your Life Script

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Rewriting your life script” is a transformative process that involves reassessing and altering the narrative of your life. It’s about consciously examining the stories, beliefs, and behaviors that have shaped your existence and making intentional changes

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Aired on December 16, 2023

Gendered Racism and Black Women

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Black women in the United States experienced substantial improvements in health during the last century, yet health disparities persist. Research consistently has documented the continued impacts of systematic oppression, bias, and unequal treatment of Black women...

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