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Smelling Partner’s Shirt Can Lower Stress Levels in Women, Says Study

Representational Image. (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington DC, September 7: A recent study has suggested that smelling partner’s shirt can lower stress levels in women. The study published in the ‘Journal of Personality and Social Psychology’ has found that women feel calmer after being exposed to their male partner’s scent. Conversely, being exposed to a stranger’s… Read More »

Suicidal Ideation in Pregnant Women Not Always Associated with Depression

It seems that there is considerable variation in the estimated prevalence of suicidal ideation in pregnant and postpartum women across studies. One element that may contribute to this variation is how we assess for this symptom. Many studies use self-report questionnaires, such as the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) which asks how often “the thought… Read More »

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 »