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Hair Issues May Keep African American Women From Exercising
2012-12-18 08:41:38

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Hair has long fascinated people of all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities. In particular, recent studies have looked at the impact of hair on physical exercise as well as scalp diseases. One study by a team of investigators from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, found that hair practices could limit physical activity for some African-American women; the researchers surveyed the women on their hair...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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