News

Hair Dyes And Straighteners Linked To Higher Cancer Risk, Especially For Black Women

Hair Dyes And Straighteners Linked To Higher Cancer Risk, Especially For Black Women

Hair dyes and straighteners contain chemicals that are being studied for their health effects.Many women get their hair dyed or straightened regularly with products that contain thousands of chemicals. Researchers are teasing out whether our hair habits could be raising our breast cancer risk.

(Image credit: Srdjanpav/Getty Images)


Source: NPR
Hair Dyes And Straighteners Linked To Higher Cancer Risk, Especially For Black Women

White House Says President Trump Won't Participate In Wednesday Impeachment Hearing

White House Says President Trump Won't Participate In Wednesday Impeachment Hearing

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., leaves at the conclusion of a House Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in October.The inquiry into Trump’s dealing with Ukraine is moving from fact-gathering to considerations of law. House Republicans are knocking the process as rushed, unfair and guided by anti-Trump fervor.

(Image credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)


Source: NPR
White House Says President Trump Won't Participate In Wednesday Impeachment Hearing

When Teens Abuse Parents, Shame and Secrecy Make It Hard to Seek Help

When Teens Abuse Parents, Shame and Secrecy Make It Hard to Seek Help

Most people think domestic violence involves an adult abusing an intimate partner or a child, but children can also threaten, bully and attack family members. Some abused parents are speaking out.Most people think domestic violence involves an adult abusing an intimate partner or a child, but children can also threaten, bully and attack family members. Some abused parents are speaking out.

(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR and KHN)


Source: NPR
When Teens Abuse Parents, Shame and Secrecy Make It Hard to Seek Help