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Now that Corey Booker is no longer in the 2020 presidential race, inquiring minds want to know how long he and Rosario Dawson will continue to date? Should we expect a breakup announcement soon? In the meantime… the actress is opening up about how seeing a therapist taught her how to deal with her childhood trauma, toofab.com reports. “I’ve […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that manufacturers should add a warning highlighted by a box — the most serious type — to the information given to women considering implants. […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights, counted 862,000 abortions in the U.S. in 2017. […]

For years people have been suggesting that women begin getting mammograms at age 50. But new guidelines suggest all women begin them at age 40. At age 25 it is recommended that all women undergo a risk assessment.  Ladies, this is extremely important please make sure you’re getting your checkups! Most importantly, if something doesn’t […]

In a town called Kennesaw, Georgia homeowners are required to own a gun and ammunition. The bill passed in 1982 in direct response to a mass shooting in Oregon. Representative Erica Thomas says that bill was put in motion by the same man who passed the heartbeat abortion bill. Georgia’s heartbeat abortion bill states that […]

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Advancing Republican efforts to reduce access to abortion, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on March 26 that the Trump administration will further restrict federal funding to health providers abroad that perform, promote or even talk about abortions. The move expands the “global gag rule” Trump imposed in 2017. It substantially expands the number of groups affected by cutting funding […]

There is a new bill in Georgia that would make abortion illegal at the time when a doctor can detect a heart beat; which is usually 6 weeks gestation. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Representative Erica Thomas who is strongly opposed to this bill. Thomas is 5 months pregnant herself and didn’t find out […]

Doctors and researchers are always looking into birth control pills and have recently found new side affects. Turns out, the pill can affect a woman’s judgement and even impact her relationships. They actually cause subtle emotional changes in a woman’s brain making it harder for her to read facial expressions and feelings. But, they don’t […]

It’s breast cancer awareness month and DL has 10 things that could help prevent breast cancer. Of course it’s important to eat well. You should minimize the amount of  sugar, fats, and carbs that you consume. Avoiding alcohol is also a great way to help prevent breast cancer. And one of the biggest ways to […]

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is down to one clinic providing abortions Wednesday, after the only other clinic in the state that performs the procedure failed to adhere to new state requirements. Federal appeals court judges ruled last month that Missouri can enforce a requirement that doctors must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals […]