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Kamala Harris Wants To Fund Uterine Fibroids Research

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Fibroids are abnormal growths (benign tumors) that develop inside of a woman’s uterus. They can lead to miscarriages, infertility, and possibly maternal death. Several Black women in America are affected by Fibroids. They are three times more likely than white women to be hospitalized for this health condition. Although this affects several women it is the most understudied and under-resourced condition. Senator and Vice Presidental hopeful, Kamala Harris, has introduced a new bill to fund Uterine Fibroid research.  

“We don’t talk nearly enough about uterine fibroids, which affect millions of women across the US. So today, I’m introducing legislation to fund uterine fibroid research and education so women get the information and care they need”, Harris announced on Twitter.

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The bill will expand research, create a public education program through the CDC, and improve collection data. The bill would be funded $30 million a year from 2021 to 2025 towards the research. Harris’ bill is currently being supported by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Black Women’s Health Imperative. 

Amani is the Editor-In-Chief of Aman Magazine. Aside from managing the day to day operations of the magazine she is also a radio personality for Hits 92.3.

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