Tag: women’s health

Sexism, racism take toll on black women’s health

Sexism, racism take toll on black women’s health

| April 16, 2015

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–The effects of living in a patriarchal, racist society measurably erode black women’s physical and mental well being, an emerging body of research finds. Over time, this steady drip of double-discrimination can lead to higher maternal mortality and lower birth weight rates, hypertension and heart disease, aggressive cancers, […]

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Yoga Could Improve Quality Of Life For Women With Breast Cancer : News : University Herald

| March 7, 2014

By Jaleesa Baulkman, UniversityHerald Reporter (j.baulkman@universityherald.com) Yoga Could Improve Quality Of Life For Women With Breast Cancer (Photo : Lululemon) Yoga may help combat pain, fatigue and depression among women battling breast cancer. Yoga may help combat pain, fatigue and depression among women battling breast cancer, according to a recent study Medical News Today reported. […]

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