Tag Archives: Lives

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 »

Montreal doctors’ ‘Hail Mary’ treatment could save babies’ lives from most common of all rare diseases

MONTREAL — Lyana Deslauriers was born with eyes a magnetic, ethereal blue, low-set ears and a heart two sizes too large. That thick, dense heart would keep growing and threaten to kill the Joliette, Que., toddler before her Montreal doctors tried something never before attempted — a “Hail Mary” that could turn the world’s most… Read More »

Here Are 7 Facts About the Bachelor Mansion, aka Villa de La Vina—Including Who Actually Lives in It

Greg ZabilskiGetty Images We’re nearing that very special time of the year when a season of ABC’s The Bachelor or The Bachelorette is set to air. The latest bachelorette—Hannah B.—has been announced, as well as the lucky guys competing for her love. Part of the drama of every season comes from the 25-30 contestants that… Read More »