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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 »

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak

Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently opened hospital near Columbus. Franklin County’s health department said Tuesday that’s up from seven. One of those patients died Sunday. Mount Carmel Health System says the hospital is working with health officials to identify the… Read More »

Measles alert: Warning issued after 22-year-old man diagnosed in Dubbo

People who have visited the Dubbo region in the past 10 days are being advised to watch out for symptoms of measles after a 22-year-old man was diagnosed with the highly-contagious disease. The man, who is unvaccinated, was diagnosed in Dubbo after returning from three weeks in New Zealand. His case is the 37th notification… Read More »