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Mount Sinai Center For Stress, Resilience, and Personal Growth
Black Women Leaders Connect supports the Mount Sinai Center for Stress, Resilience and Personal Growth (CSRPG), a resource available to all Mount Sinai faculty, staff, trainees, and medical and graduate students. The Center has a long name but a simple mission – provide scientifically-grounded services that support the resilience and psychological well-being of our Mount Sinai community.
Hair Straighteners May Pose a Small Risk for Uterine Cancer, Study Finds
New York Times, October 2022
A national study suggests a link to this particular cancer among women who reported frequent use of the chemical products.
Measurement of endocrine disrupting and asthma-associated chemicals in
hair products used by Black women
Environmental Research, 2018
Personal care products are a source of exposure to endocrine disrupting and asthma-associated
chemicals. Because use of hair products differs by race/ethnicity, these products may contribute to exposure and disease disparities. This preliminary study investigates the endocrine disrupting and asthma-associated chemical content of hair products used by U.S. Black women.