breast cancer awareness

New breast cancer screening guidelines have been issued for Black women and women of color who are at high-risk for breast cancer. Statistics show more black women die from stage 3 and stage 4 cancers than non-Hispanic white women.

Black women are least likely to be diagnosed with stage 1 cancer because they were not screened in time.

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bee sting therapy

A woman in Spain suffered a severe allergic reaction and died during a controversial bee sting therapy session. Apitherapy, or “bee therapy,” is a type of acupuncture that uses bee stings, rather than needles, to stimulate specific energy points in the skin.

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Stephen and Ayesha Curry relax on vacation in St. Tropez

More and more parents are opting for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to guarantee their baby’s sex will be a boy or a girl.

In the past, parents typically went through the IVF process because they were infertile and wanted to have children. But recent studies show more parents are opting for IVF to guarantee the sex or eye color of their babies.

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Swizz Beatz

American rap producer Swizz Beatz is urging men to get a colonoscopy to check for cancerous polyps in the colon. The 39-year-old father of 5, whose real name is Kasseem Dean, posted an Instagram.com image of himself lying on a hospital gurney after undergoing a colonoscopy.

He told his Instagram followers he fulfilled a promise he made to a friend who died of colon cancer.

Swizz captioned the photo in part:

“Today I did a Colonoscopy, which many men refuse to do until it’s too late. It only took 2days for the entire process and thank God I’m okay. I wasn’t going to share this but I promised my brother I would spread the word to prevent others from going through what he did Blessings to all. Your health is your wealth… F@ck Cancer….”

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Gwyneth Paltrow attend Golden Heart Awards 2017 in NY

Doctors are warning consumers against using a $135 enema colonic endorsed by actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Doctors and health professionals are calling Paltrow’s coffee enemas “absurd” and dangerous. Paltrow’s website, Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop, describes the Implant-O-Rama enema product as a do-it-yourself coffee enema to “supercharge your detox.”

But health professionals are sounding the alarm.

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Blotox injections

More women are opting for Botox injections in their scalps to make their hairstyles last longer, according to a report in Us Weekly.

Active women find that getting Botox injections — called Blotox — in their scalps decreases sweating and maintains their blowouts and silk press hairstyles longer.

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Khloe Kardashian and NBA star Tristan Thompson are expecting a baby together. The couple is said to be “madly in love,” according to US Weekly.

An insider tells the magazine that Khloe and Tristan’s love is “infectious.”

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Heart Disease

A new heart attack study in Minneapolis found that a high number of heart attack victims weren’t taking Statins — medications that lower “bad” cholesterol in the blood. Statins also works in the liver to prevent the formation of cholesterol

The study conducted by a group of Minneapolis cardiologists reviewed 1,000 patients who suffered their first heart attacks.

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heart failure

The untimely deaths of Internet stars Auntie Fee and Q Worldstar are a reminder that heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.

Q Worldstar, real name Lee O’Denat, 43, died of natural causes related to coronary heart disease. Auntie Fee’s family confirmed the Youtube cooking sensation suffered a massive heart attack days before she passed away on Friday, March 17. She was 59.

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