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by Erika Nicole Kendall

Dr. Sophia Tolliver (left) examines a patient at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center after discussing ways to preserve her hairstyle during exercise. She led a study that found few primary care providers acknowledge hair care as a barrier to exercise for African American women. (Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center)

Dr. Sophia Tolliver (left) examines a patient at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center after discussing ways to preserve her hairstyle during exercise. She led a study that found few primary care providers acknowledge hair care as a barrier to exercise for African American women. (Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center)