Tag Archives: Black

Virtual Conversation: Black leadership in US health care and health policy – State of Reform – State of Reform

America finds itself in a unique period of protests, civil unrest and a renewed focus on police violence. This is occurring in the middle of a public health crisis and an economic contraction unlike anything in generations. So, on Juneteenth, the holiday remembering the end of slavery, State of Reform will host three of the… Read More »

Why Jillian Michaels is dangerous and can (sincerely) kiss my big beautiful Black a**

Jillian Michaels (Getty Images) This week, fitness expert and personal trainer Jillian Michaels is facing a ton of well-deserved backlash after she went on a publicity tour telling anyone who would listen how much it annoys her that fat women are now being allowed to like themselves. The foolishness first kicked off Tuesday, when Michaels… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »