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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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Bellanie and Bellanie

Two adorable conjoined twin girls no longer have to share the same diaper. Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho, identical twins from the Dominican Republic, were born fused at the lower back. They were successfully separated in a 21-hour operation performed by more than 50 medical professionals at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York back in January.

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Beyonce Knowles

American singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 35, was spotted leaping off the third deck of a yacht into the ocean off the coast of Italy.

This image of Beyonce carelessly leaping into warm water without holding her nose demonstrates how easily a deadly brain-eating parasite can enter the body.

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Truvada PrEP

A 43-year-old gay man is believed to be the first person to contract HIV while on daily Truvada PrEP antiviral medication.

PrEP stands for “pre-exposure prophylaxis.” One pill contains 2 antiviral drugs (tenofovir and emtricitabine) to prevent HIV infection in people who engage in high risk, unprotected sex.

Ideally, men on PrEP prophylaxis therapy should also use condoms.

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Last year, I told you that 1 out of every 3 black gay males in Atlanta was HIV positive. The CDC just released the latest statistics, and the numbers are worse.

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