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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 »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »

How 'The Office' Taught A Man CPR To Save A Woman

Pictured here are John Krasinski as Jim Halpert and Steve Carell as Michael Scott, fictional characters on The Office. (Photo: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank, NBC via Getty Images)Getty On one episode of the television show The Office, an instructor taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to the character Michael Scott. It was 21-year-old Cross Scott though, who then used… Read More »