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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 »

Super-fit mum bluntly orders women to 'stop making excuses' and lose baby weight

It’s called the “9 months on, 9 months off” rule – nine months to put the pregnancy weight on, and nine months to get back to where you were before. But of course, even this gentle weight-loss rule isn’t always easy to follow. Especially when you’re juggling the demands of a young family – and… Read More »