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Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »

Breast milk contains fungi which may help seed a baby's microbiome

Breast milk may contain beneficial fungi for babiesage fotostock/Alamy By Ruby Prosser Scully Bacteria aren’t the only microorganisms passed from mothers to babies in breast milk – fungi are transferred too. This may play an important role in kickstarting the colony of organisms inside the infant’s gut, which form part of a healthy digestive system.… Read More »