alopecia

People are talking about the condition after an Oscars ceremony joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's hair. Here's what everyone should keep in mind.
"Now we all have to worry about who wants to be the next Will Smith in comedy clubs and theaters," wrote Kathy Griffin.
"Me and this alopecia are going to be friends … period!” the "Red Table Talk" host wrote on Instagram.
"It seemed to me as a girl growing up that every Black woman had a story about hair falling out — being pulled, worried or burned out — and never growing back."
Women living with hair loss explain the stigmas they face, and how they overcame feelings of alienation.
The Massachusetts lawmaker recently revealed she suffers from alopecia. She's embracing the condition and working to reduce the stigma of it.
"I want to be free of the secret and the shame," the Massachusetts representative said, showing her bald head for the first time.
Here’s what you should know and how to stop it.