Environmental Health

Governor Brown signs bill co-sponsored by Black Women for Wellness

Los Angeles, CA—September 18, 2018—Governor Brown signed into law a groundbreaking bill that requires manufacturers to disclose ingredients on the labels of professional cosmetics. The bill was co-sponsored by Black Women for Wellness, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, California Healthy Nail Salon Collaboration and Women’s Voices for the Earth. The bill, AB 2775, was introduced by…

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Pollution tied to disease risk in L.A. black women

Many times when we think of tackling diabetes and obesity in the Black community, we automatically look at diet and exercise. However there has been research linking exposure to environmental toxins that lead to an increase risk of diabetes. Below is a report released on Reuters about pollutions effect on Los Angeles Black women.

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