The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the U.S. It is linked to cervical cancer and cancers of the vagina, penis, anus (anal), throat, tongue, and tonsils. These cancers can take years develop but begin when someone becomes infected with the virus. There is only a routine screening for … Continue reading HPV: There’s a Vaccine For That
Thanks to the ever-evolving intersection between women's health and mobile app technology, you can now have birth control pills delivered to your home faster than the next book on your Amazon wishlist! One of the most important health achievements in the modern era has been the ability for women to decide when or if they … Continue reading Want Your Birth Control Delivered? There’s an App for That!
Recently, a friend brought to my attention a blog post on the AfroPunk website because it discusses health and because it used a photo taken by the incomparable Saadi Khali as part of a discussion on the way we view bodies that are considered fat (I'm careful with my language here because I have a hard time … Continue reading Here’s the Truth About Her Weight
Listen. Stress is unavoidable. It's part of daily living and it happens to all of us. In fact, stress is essential for helping us live our best lives. It protects us and alerts us to what needs our attention. The problems come in when we don’t properly use stress to our advantage...or when we don't … Continue reading Surprising Signs That You’re Stressed Out
It’s no secret that millennials and the younger half of generation X have been impacted by shifts in the work place thanks to recent recessions, trickle down economics, and shifts in company culture to value the profit over the employee. I'm not even going to start on the hot mess that is the American Health … Continue reading Rates of Colon Cancer Increasing Among Young Adults
Hey Cite A Sista Fam! My name is Kishana and I am excited to serve as a writer for Cite A Sista during its beginning stages of greatness! No, really! I think what Brittany and Joan are doing here is wonderful and I cannot wait to see how Cite A Sista continues to grow. My … Continue reading All Things Science and Health