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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Zeralyn

In the 1990s, white women were more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than black women. Statistics now show that black women far outnumber white women in breast cancer diagnoses.

Deaths from breast cancer among black women increased 50% to 70% higher than white women.

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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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A DeKalb County (Georgia) official explained why he distributed 3,000 condoms and other party favors for a woman’s birthday party that was advertised as Atlanta’s largest private sex 0rgy.

Cidney Green, who shamelessly bills herself as a swinger and sex phone operator, blew up overnight when Black Twitter promoted her 27th birthday party with the hashtag #ATL0rgy.

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military doctor

A new study published in the JAMA shows that people who suffer from gender identity disorders are overrepresented in the military by 2-1 when compared to the civilian population.

Gender dysphoria is a mental condition in which the sufferer believes they were born in the wrong body.

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Transmen

A district court judge in Minnesota has lifted a decade-long ban on controversial sex change surgeries, according to published reports.

Ramsey County Judge William Leary made the ruling in a lawsuit filed by a 64-year-old biological woman who was denied Medicaid coverage to pay for her double mastectomy.

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Philadelpia Main Line

A rare lung infection that affects affluent older white women has doctors stumped. The infection is called Nontuberculous Mycobacteria or NTM for short.

The lung infection, similar to tuberculosis, is caused by a bacteria that is found in water, soil, and in the air.

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