Nurse Practitioner Opens Galveston County’s First Black-Owned Pediatric Practice

La Tosha Holmes cites disparities in pediatric healthcare for Black and brown children, so the certified nurse practitioner and mom of two opened her own clinic.

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Austin Schools Latest to Provide Free Menstruation Products

The fifth-largest school district in Texas will offer students free maxi pads and tampons in a national movement to expand period equity.

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Lolo Jones on Freezing Eggs: I Really Want a Family

The 40-year-old Olympian revealed her struggle with time in a tearful video on Instagram.

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New York Mother Shamelessly Showcases Beautiful Recipes From WIC-Approved Ingredients

Sunni started sharing her recipes online while she was pregnant, and they got a tremendous response.

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This Black Doll Brand Lets You Shop by Curl Pattern and Skin Tone

Orijin Bees started when one mom wanted to find a doll that looked like her daughter, who struggled as the only Black girl in her class.

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Study Finds Increase in Melatonin Overdoses in Children

Poison control centers received more than 52,000 calls about children ingesting too much melatonin, a sleep aid supplement.

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What You Need to Know About Teen Boys and Body Image

Young boys can also struggle with body image, and it may not be easy to spot.

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What One Black Birth Worker Wants You to Know About Advocating for Yourself

Nicha Cumberbatch, a doula, physician’s assistant and childbirth educator, has these essential tips for Black expecting mothers as they prepare to find a provider.

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Michigan Extends Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

The state’s postpartum extension of 12 months will cover an estimated 16,000 pregnant and postpartum individuals.

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Minnesota Mothers Outraged After Teacher Cuts Son’s Afro Without Permission

Daetney and Tadow McReynolds say a teacher cut their 12-year-old son’s hair off with scissors.

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