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Style your afro and create goddess faux locs with tips from new podcast for black or mixed race women

For many 80s-born black or mixed race women like me, chemically straightening your natural Afro hair with a relaxer was the done thing. And it’s no wonder we wanted to iron out our heritage with the natural look always dismissed as “unmanageable”. Then, 15 years ago, I dumped the relaxer. Now more women are doing… Read More »

Studies mixed about fish oil, vitamin D

Two big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from taking fish oil or vitamin D. One finds that a prescription strength fish oil slashed heart problems and heart-related deaths among people with high triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood, and other heart risks. Doctors cheered the results and… Read More »