Tag: African American

Study: Almost Half of African-American Woman have Experienced Hair Loss

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Most individuals shed 50 to 100 hairs per day. This isn’t a concern though, as new hair grows at the same rate. But when your hair does not grow in at the same rate it is falling out, visible hair loss occurs. There could be numerous reasons for this interruption of growth – family history,…

The Scientific Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer in African American Women

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*Image: Huffington Post The scientific link between alcohol and breast cancer is strong, but most of the research backing it has been done in caucasian women, not diverse groups of women. Now, in a new analysis published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, scientists find the same risk of breast cancer among African-American women. They…