Tag Archives: Cancer

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Wind Turbine Noise Doesn’t Cause Cancer, but This Does

Twitter had a field day when President Donald Trump bashed wind power, telling House Republicans: “They say the noise causes cancer.” Tweeted @Pourmecoffee: “Get the Bose Cancer Cancelling headphones.”  Spoiler alert: Wind turbine noise does not cause cancer. There isn’t a scintilla of evidence in scientific literature that the noise from wind turbines is linked… Read More »