Black Women, perms and uterine              fibroids:    A call for authentic science  journalism in the Black Media      ...
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage
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Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage

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Link to article here: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/urban-scientist/2012/03/05/ black-women-perms-uterine-fibroids-science-journalism-black-media

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  • Hair Today, Tumors Tomorrow ? Fox News Houston, February 16, 2012
  • Study: Relaxers Linked to Uterine Fibroids and Early Puberty Clutch Magazine Feb 21, 2012
  • Perms Linked to Uterine Fibroid Tumors and Early Puberty Madame Noire February 21, 2012 Seems to be the article most others used to copy and paste.
  • Perms Linked to Uterine Fibroid Tumors and Early Puberty Madame Noire February 21, 2012 Seems to be the article most others used to copy and paste.
  • New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids BlackDoctor.org February 22, 2012 (They completely plagiarized the piece from Madame Noire, nixed the mention of the beautician and then added Fibroid Facts to the end)
  • New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids BlackDoctor.org February 22, 2012 (They completely plagiarized the piece from Madame Noire, nixed the mention of the beautician and then added Fibroid Facts to the end)
  • New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids African Health Magazine February 23, 2012 (complete scrape of BlackDoctor.org piece page 1 only, doesn’t include the rest of the fibroid facts, provided in the original post). Adds own little commentary at the end.
  • New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids African Health Magazine February 23, 2012 (complete scrape of BlackDoctor.org piece page 1 only, doesn’t include the rest of the fibroid facts, provided in the original post). Adds own little commentary at the end.
  • Study Finds Link Between Tumors and Perms Black America Web.com February 24, 2012 (based on the Fox Houston news coverage)
  • New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids BET February 23, 2012 (story provided by Black Doctor.org)
  • New Study Links Relaxers To Fibroids BET February 23, 2012 (story provided by Black Doctor.org)
  • Study: Perms Linked to Fibroids The Root February 28, 2012 (They get it from BET, which they directly link to in the piece)
  • Can Hair Relaxers Cause Uterine Fibroids? Essence.com March 2, 2012 (is obviously a modified version of the piece by BlackDoctor.org or Madame Noire
  • Can Hair Relaxers Cause Uterine Fibroids? Essence.com March 2, 2012 (is obviously a modified version of the piece by BlackDoctor.org or Madame Noire
  • Black women, perms and fibroids science news coverage

    1. 1. Black Women, perms and uterine fibroids: A call for authentic science journalism in the Black Media Danielle N Lee The Urban Scientist Scientific American Blog Network

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