Research suggests toxic chemicals from plastic used in many household and medical items could be causing hormonal health issues.
This painful women's health condition is shrouded in silence and misconceptions.
Fibroids are common in all women, but research suggests that African American women are significantly more likely to develop uterine fibroids.
African American Women And Uterine Fibroids: Why More Awareness Is Needed To Overcome This Health Disparity
Given these realities, many are left questioning why fibroid research has lagged in the past and what's being done now to overcome this all-too-common health disparity.
The experiences of women who undergo hysterectomy have not been given adequate attention -- especially in the area of how reproductive organs can provide a sense of identity to women.
I have a four year-old and a one year-old and I can't imagine putting a relaxer in their hair because, like most kids their ages, they are busy-bodies. My mother relaxed my hair when I was four years old and my sister got her first relaxer when she was three. It really boggles my mind now.