This Timeline of Breastfeeding Barriers Will Remind You That Moms Are Almost Too Strong

Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure your baby’s health and survival according to the World Health Organization. But globally, only 40 percent of infants under 6 months of age are exclusively breastfed — and for myriad reasons, many of which have to do with breastfeeding complications. Of course, some women do not breastfeed by choice and […]

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New AI system will help us discover the most effective behaviour change strategies

Changing people’s behaviour is key to tackling the world’s health, social and environmental problems, such as obesity, sustainable living and cybersecurity. To change behaviour, though, we need to know what works, for whom, where and how. But research is generated far faster than humans can access and use it. A search on Google Scholar for “behaviour change” produced over 60,000 […]

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Watch Out — Jessica Alba Will Probably Comment on Your Instagram Post Soon

Actor, entrepreneur, beauty maven, mom of three and SheKnows #BlogHer18 Creators Summit keynote speaker Jessica Alba knows how to juggle. Despite acting, momming and running her multimillion-dollar natural home/beauty/baby products brand, Honest Company, Alba still finds time for travel, cooking, face masks, getting nerdy with her in-house chemist, picking all her kids’ outfits in advance and creeping on her mom pals’ Instagram […]

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Jada Pinkett Smith Explains Why She and Will Smith Will 'Never' Get Divorced

After battling rumors of a split for years, Jada Pinkett Smith is explaining once and for all why she and Will Smith are never getting a divorce. “Here’s the thing about Will and I, it’s like, we are family, that’s never going down! It’s just not! Ever!” the Girls Trip actress, 46, said Wednesday on Sway in the Morning on SiriusXM’s Shade 45. “Because […]

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Genetic discovery will help clinicians identify aggressive versus benign bone tumors

The first genetic marker for the bone tumour, osteoblastoma, has been discovered by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators. Whole-genome and transcriptome sequencing of human bone tumours revealed that a genetic change that affects the transcription factor, FOS, is a hallmark mutation of osteoblastoma. The results, published in Nature Communications, will help clinicians correctly distinguish benign osteoblastoma […]

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Many Americans say infectious and emerging diseases in other countries will threaten the US

An overwhelming majority of Americans (95%) think infectious and emerging diseases facing other countries will pose a ‘major’ or ‘minor’ threat to the U.S. in the next few years, but more than half (61%) say they are confident the federal government can prevent a major infectious disease outbreak in the U.S., according to a new national public opinion survey commissioned […]

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