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U.S. Surgeon General: Don't Let Your Hair Keep You From The Gym

Regina Benjamin

First Posted: 08/22/11 05:08 PM ET Updated: 10/22/11 06:12 AM ET

From CNN.com: The U.S. surgeon general stopped by the spectacle known as the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show on Sunday - and it wasn't for a new 'do.

What better place to talk about health than at a hair show that draws 60,000 stylists? Dr. Regina Benjamin discussed the widely held belief that black women don't exercise because it might ruin their hairstyle. It turns out Benjamin has struggled with this issue too.

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