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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 »

Help from the comfort of your sitting room: Is this the next big thing in mental healthcare?

Let’s talk: But is virtual replacement the way forward? Help from the comfort of your sitting room: Is this the next big thing in mental healthcare? Independent.ie Talk to someone. So goes the oft-quoted refrain dispensed via mental health awareness campaigns. It’s sound advice for those experiencing mental health difficulties – the trouble is that… Read More »