https://www.healthcentral.com/article/uterine-fibroids-impact-on-women-of-color
Women's Health

Uterine Fibroids’ Disproportionate Impact on Women of Color

Racial disparities in the severity of fibroids–plus barriers to accessing treatment–make this common condition more serious for Black women.

Black female patient and doctor
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    Sarah Ellis is a wellness and culture writer who covers everything from contraceptive access to chronic health conditions to fitness trends. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in NYC. She has written for Elite Daily, Greatist, mindbodygreen and others. When she’s not writing, Sarah loves distance running, vegan food, and getting the most out of her library card.