07/23/24

The Impact of Fibroids on…

Recently published in Healio and based on a study in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, the impact of uterine fibroids on pregnancy and obstetric outcomes has garnered significant attention. The meta-analysis,

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07/19/24

RnB Star Sevyn Streeter Set…

Grammy-nominated singer Sevyn Streeter is all set to perform at the Fibroid Fighters Foundation’s upcoming “A Night in Full Bloom” event, raising awareness about uterine fibroids. The event takes place

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07/19/24

Grammy-Nominated Sevyn Streeter to Headline…

Sevyn Streeter brings her magic to #ANightInFullBloom to raise fibroid awareness NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, July 19, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — New York, NY (July 18, 2024) – The Fibroid

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Kym Lee at the Fibroid Awareness Sisters' Brunch
07/11/24

Empowering Fibroid Awareness Sisters' Brunch…

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation hosted a successful “Sisters’ Fibroid Awareness Brunch” on June 29th, 2024, in Washington D.C., bringing together women to raise awareness about uterine fibroids. Held at Georgia

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07/11/24

New Study Raises Concerns: Are…

A recent article published in News Medical summarized an Environmental International study that provides insight into the presence of metals in tampons, a critical concern for millions of menstruating individuals. 

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Fibroid Awareness Month 2024
06/27/24

Fibroid Awareness Month: Building a…

July is Fibroid Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to a condition that affects 26 million women across the United States. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in

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In the News
06/26/24

Sister's Brunch is Featured Event…

Patch Newspapers featured Fibroid Fighters Sister’s brunch throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Fibroid Fighters Foundation is holding an event raising awareness about fibroids, on June 29th from 11:00 a.m. to

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Sisters brunch
06/25/24

Fibroid Fighters Hosts Empowering Brunch…

Washington, D.C., June 25, 2024 – Fibroid Fighters Foundation is holding an event raising awareness about fibroids, on June 29th  from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. [Eastern Time] at Georgia Brown’s

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A night in full bloom
06/20/24

"A Night In Bloom" Garners…

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation announcement of its upcoming “A Night in Full Bloom” Fibroids Awareness Event is capturing news attention. This empowering evening, dedicated to raising awareness and supporting women battling

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Mother's Day Brunch
06/17/24

From Atlanta to National News:…

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation’s Mother’s Day Brunch is making waves after being featured in People Magazine! The Atlanta-based event, held on Saturday, May 11, 2024 aimed to raise awareness about

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06/13/24

The Disturbing Truth About Hair…

They’ve been linked to reproductive disorders and cancers. The New York Times asks “Why are they still being marketed so aggressively to Black women? An article in the New York

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Dr. Yan, Cynthia Bailey, Malorie Bailey and Eugenia Buie at the Mother's Day Fibroid Awareness Brunch
06/08/24

Mother's Day Brunch Celebrates Women's…

Fibroid Fighters hosted a successful Mother’s Day Brunch in Atlanta, GA, this May to kick-start Fibroid Awareness Month. The event aimed to empower women with knowledge, resources, and a supportive

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(C) Congresswoman Shontel Brown stands with supporters at a press release to discuss the importance of the U-Fight Act.
06/07/24

U-FIGHT Act Introduced to Promote…

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that develop in and around the uterus. For some women, fibroids do not exhibit any symptoms and may go unnoticed. While others face severe symptoms

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06/07/24

Fibroid Fighters Foundation Announces “A…

New York, NY (June 7, 2024) – The Fibroid Fighters Foundation is pleased to announce its major sponsors for its upcoming “A Night in Full Bloom” Fibroid Awareness Event. This

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Swain shares her journey with UFE
06/05/24

My UFE Journey with Fibroids

Imagine living life on the edge of a precipice, each day a fight against debilitating fatigue and the constant threat of painful fibroid symptoms. Tashoryia Swain talked with Fibroid Fighters

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Mother's Day Fibroid Awareness Brunch 2024
05/30/24

Fibroid Fighters Hosts Fibroid Awareness…

Atlanta, GA, May 30, 2024—Realty TV star and entrepreneur Cynthia Bailey teamed up with the Fibroid Fighters Foundation to host an impactful “Let’s Get Real About Fibroids” brunch at the

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05/08/24

Prioritizing Women's Health on Mother’s…

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the women who nurture and guide us. But for many moms, this special day can be overshadowed by a silent struggle in the

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Menstrual Products
05/08/24

Study Finds Common Period Products…

A new study by George Mason University researchers suggests that common menstrual products like tampons, pads, and liners may contain chemicals that disrupt the body’s hormones. These chemicals, known as

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News coverage
05/02/24

Excitement Heats Up in Atlanta…

As featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, this Mother’s Day, the Fibroid Fighters Foundation and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey are hosting a special brunch dedicated to raising

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04/26/24

Mother's Day Brunch Awareness Event…

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation is thrilled to announce a special Mother’s Day Brunch, “Let’s Get Real About Fibroids,” featuring Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey and celebrity makeup artist

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Fibroid Treatment Options UFE vs Hysterectomy
04/26/24

From Hysterectomy to Hope: One…

Silvia Mele’s story resonates with many women struggling with uterine fibroids. At 40, she received a diagnosis of fibroids, joining a silent community facing uncomfortable symptoms and life-altering decisions. Her

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04/26/24

Mother’s Day Brunch with Real…

Raises Awareness About Fibroids  Northbrook, IL, April 25, 2024 – Fibroid Fighters Foundation announces that Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey and celebrity makeup artist Kym Lee will host

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RFA
04/18/24

Study Finds Radiofrequency Ablation Offers…

Women with uterine fibroids who are considering treatment to preserve their fertility may be happy to learn about a new option. A recent study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology found

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Support Fibroid Awareness Week
04/18/24

Supporting Fibroid Awareness Week

This year during Fibroid Awareness Week, Fibroid Fighters is geared to empowering women with knowledge about uterine fibroids, a prevalent yet often misdiagnosed and overlooked health concern. Uterine fibroids are

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Latest News
04/17/24

Systematic Review of Research Investigates…

In a study published in the scientific journal Diagnostics, researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the relationship between fibroids and natural fertility. Let’s delve into the findings: The Effects of Fibroids on Natural

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National Infertility Awareness
04/17/24

National Infertility Awareness Week

Trying to conceive can be a challenging journey for millions. This week, Fibroid Fighters joins the fight to raise awareness about infertility, especially the impact fibroids can have on conception.

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Menstrual blood testing
03/11/24

FDA Approves Menstrual Blood Health…

A major development in women’s health technology occurred in January 2024, when the FDA approved the Q-Pad and its A1c test. This marks the first-ever FDA-cleared menstrual blood health test.

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Vitamin D Levels
03/11/24

Study Links Vitamin D Levels…

While fibroids and endometriosis are separate conditions, they can sometimes co-occur in the same woman. Studies have shown that women with one condition have an increased risk of developing the

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How common are fibroids?
03/07/24

How Common Are Fibroids?

Fibroids are surprisingly common, affecting up to 80% of women at some point in their lives. While some women experience no symptoms, others may face challenges managing fibroid-related symptoms. The

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Fibroid News Update
02/02/24

New Hope for Uterine Fibroid…

Uterine fibroids are a common and often painful condition affecting nearly eight in ten women at some point in their lives. While typically not life-threatening, these noncancerous tumors can cause

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Be Fibroid Free
12/26/23

A Day With Shay Video:…

Shay Johnson, a powerful advocate for women’s health, is breaking the silence about fibroids in her Instagram series “A Day with Shay”. In her latest video,  “New Year Resolution: Be Fibroid

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New Years Resolution
12/13/23

New Year, New Health: Embracing…

As we approach the new year, a time for reflection and renewal, let’s turn our focus towards our health and well-being. For many women, understanding and managing uterine fibroids is

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Cramps and sleep
11/16/23

Fibroid-Fueled Cramps: How to Conquer…

Menstrual cramps can significantly impact your sleep quality, leaving you feeling exhausted and irritable. This is especially true for women with uterine fibroids, as the increased uterine size and pressure

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Fibroid sizes
11/16/23

Shay Johnson: The Different Sizes…

“The reason I want to talk about the different sizes of fibroids,” says TV personality Shay Johnson, ”is because everyone  has a different story about fibroids, the size of their

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Fibroid Insurance
10/19/23

Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)…

If you have been diagnosed with fibroids, you may wonder if treatment is covered by insurance. In this blog we will cover: Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths that develop in

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October breast cancer and fibroids
09/29/23

How Fibroids Increase Risk for…

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s crucial for women to be well-informed about the risk factors and signs of breast cancer. If you’re dealing with fibroids, you might wonder about

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Rainbow Baby Replacement
09/21/23

Rainbow Babies: Hope After the…

Rainbow babies are the children born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death. Uterine fibroids can contribute to infertility and pregnancy loss, which can lead to the birth of a

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Exercise and fibroids
08/30/23

Exercise and Fibroids: Empowering Wellness…

Uterine fibroids are a prevalent concern among women, affecting up to 80 percent of those by age 50. Fibroids are often symptomless. However, some women experience fibroid symptoms like heavy

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Drub Therapy
08/29/23

Clinical Trial Looks at Reducing…

A clinical trial investigated reducing symptoms and severity of uterine fibroids and endometriosis using a combination of oral therapy was found to be promising. Fibroids and endometriosis are two common

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08/28/23

Study Compares Fibroid Treatments

In a recent study published in Medical Express, researchers compared the cost-effectiveness of surgical treatments for uterine fibroids.   Surgery is the most frequent treatment for uterine fibroids. However, procedures like

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Hair relaxers
08/25/23

News Update: Do Hair Relaxers…

In recent months there has been a deluge of advertisements on social media, radio, and television about the class action lawsuit involving hair relaxers and their potential relationship to female

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Kym Lee honored
08/22/23

Fibroid Fighter of the Year

Kym Lee-King received the Fibroid Fighter of the Year Award from the Fibroid Fighters Foundation at their annual fibroid awareness reception, “50 Shades of Purple”, for her outstanding efforts to raise awareness

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Shine a light on fibroids
08/22/23

Fibroid Fighters Advocate For Fibroid…

Dr. Yan Katsnelson and Fibroid Ambassador Eugenia Buie appeared on News 12 the Bronx to discuss uterine fibroid disease during Fibroid Awareness Month. Fibroids are benign uterine growths that can

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Latest News 50 Shades
08/22/23

Celebrities To Take Part In…

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation upcoming fibroid awareness event aired on ABC 13 to talk about the non-profit’s upcoming even to raise awareness about uterine fibroids. The event will be held

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Kym
08/17/23

Kym Lee-King Receives the Fibroid…

Northbrook, IL, August 17, 2023—Kym Lee-King received the Fibroid Fighter of the Year Award from the Fibroid Fighters Foundation at their annual fibroid awareness reception, “50 Shades of Purple”  for

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Fibroid legistlation
08/07/23

Fibroid Research & Education Act…

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) and her colleagues Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) and Robin Kelly (D-IL) have reintroduced the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act to the House

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Fibroid Awareness
08/07/23

Advocate, Educate and Hope: Fibroid…

Purple was the color of the night at the Fibroid Fighters Foundation’s “50 Shades of Purple” reception held at the Empire Steak House in Midtown Manhattan. Over 200 guests showed

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woman giving birth
08/02/23

Uterine Fibroids and Labor

If you have uterine fibroids, you may wonder how they will affect your pregnancy and delivery. Here is what you need to know. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow

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Health Central
07/27/23

Fibroid Ambassadors Share Insights On…

Two of our Fibroid Ambassadors were featured in this article that appeared in HealthCentral. These advocates and influencers are here to share the wisdom they’ve gained to make your uterine

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Fibroid Fighters Awareness Kit
07/11/23

Fibroid Awareness Tool Kit

July is Fibroid Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about this common condition. Did you know 80% of women will develop uterine fibroids by age 50? Fibroids are non-cancerous

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Fibroid Awareness Monht
06/30/23

Fibroid Awareness Month July 2023

Fibroid Awareness Month is an annual observance held in July to inform the public about uterine fibroids disease. Fibroids are benign tumors that develop in the uterus. An estimated 70

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50 Shades of Purple
06/13/23

Fibroid Fighters Foundation Presents 50…

Northbrook, IL, July 21, 2023—The Fibroid Fighters Foundation will host the 50 Shades of Purple Fibroid Awareness Event on Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. [EST]

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Gender equality
05/30/23

Health Equality in Healthcare

Health equity is important in healthcare because it means increasing opportunities for everyone to live the healthiest life possible, no matter who we are, where we live, or our financial

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05/16/23

Can Diet Affect Fibroids?

The best way to prevent most chronic health conditions is a healthy foundation. That involves eating well and living an active lifestyle. The question remains, “Can you prevent or reduce

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National Infertility Week: In the News
05/05/23

BTSBTB with Kellee Stewart: Latest…

Fibroid Fighters Ambassador, Erica Taylor, spoke with actor Kellee Stewart during Fibroid Fighters’ Break the Silence Break the Behavior YouTube series for National Infertility Week. Stewart is best known for

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Tests woman should have
04/25/23

Tests Every Woman Should Have

Why Health Screenings Are Important Preventive services may help prevent illnesses, diseases, and other health problems, or detect illness at an early stage when treatment is likely to work best. They’re

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strong women
04/25/23

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation Celebrates…

Northbrook, IL, May 6, 2023— This year, the Fibroid Fighters Foundation is celebrating National Women’s Health Week by empowering women to make the best choices regarding their health and well-being.

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woman in yoga pose
04/25/23

Could Yoga and Stretches Help…

You wake up on a crisp, sunny Saturday morning ready to take on the day, except for one thing. Your period cramps have hit you…hard! Whether you’re dealing with regular

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Kellee Stewart
04/20/23

National Infertility Awareness Week

Fibroid Fighters Ambassador, Erica Taylor, speaks with actor Kellee Stewart on Fibroid Fighters’ Break the Silence, Break the Behavior YouTube video series during National Infertility Week.  Stewart is best known

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New Study
04/12/23

New Study Reveals Fibroid Types…

New research has found evidence that uterine fibroids can hinder the process of conception and carrying a pregnancy to full term. According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 26

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02/28/23

Endometriosis Awareness Month 2023

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month.  Endometriosis affects one in ten women globally in their lifetimes, regardless of their social position or ethnicity. This condition causes uterine tissue to grow outside

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02/28/23

How Can Men Support Women…

Many men often don’t speak about fibroids because they are known as a women’s condition. They feel it’s neither their right nor their place because they can’t understand how a

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02/01/23

Are Hypertension, Fibroids, and High…

If you are someone living with fibroids, there’s a possibility you feel concerned about how fibroids impact your health.Uncontrollable bleeding, unpredictable cycles, severe pelvic pain, and frequent urination are just

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12/29/22

Thyroids and Fibroids: How are…

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and Fibroid Fighters wants to encourage and empower women to take care of their bodies. Being aware of possible diseases and conditions and potential treatments

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12/29/22

What Are Cervical Fibroids?

You’ve been experiencing extremely heavy periods, discomfort when inserting a tampon, and pain during sex so you make an appointment with your doctor to find out what could be the

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12/15/22

Fibroid Fighters Hosts IG Live…

For Immediate Release Fibroid Fighters presents an Instagram Live event, “Guys, Let’s Chat” hosted by author and Fibroid Ambassador, Eugenia Buie on Wednesday, December 28, at 6 pm [EST].  Eugenia

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12/07/22

Tips for Enjoying the Holidays…

Whether you are celebrating Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Year’s, Three King’s or Boxing Day, the holiday season is a time to connect with our friends and family. However, if you

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Fibroids and Genetics
12/01/22

Fibroids and Genetics

Did you know that one of the risk factors for fibroids is genetics? If have a uterus and your grandmother, mother, or sibling has fibroids, you are at a higher

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11/30/22

Florida's 2022 Uterine Fibroid Law

Former State Representative Anika Omphroy and Florida’s Fibroid Research and Education 2022 Law  Anika Omphroy served as Florida’s State Representative until November 2022. She was driven to establish the state’s first

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Women with Diabetes risk at Fibroids
10/28/22

Are Diabetic Women More At…

Did you know that 37.3 million Americans—about 1 in 10—have diabetes which can lead to other health conditions?  Each year, the National Diabetes Association has a November campaign geared to increase

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