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Emily Ratajkowski Just Shared the Sweetest New Breastfeeding Selfie

Emily Ratajkowski is embracing every part of motherhood. The new mama welcomed her son Sylvester Apollo with her husband, Sebastian Bear-McClard, last month and she’s already sharing some candid thoughts about breastfeeding. Ratajkowski took to Instagram to share a couple of beautiful pictures of herself breastfeeding baby Sylvester or “Sly” as she has affectionately called […]

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Federal officials reverse limits on fetal tissue research

Federal officials on Friday reversed Trump administration restrictions on using human fetal tissue for medical research. The changes clear the way for using government money on work that in the past has led to treatments for a variety of diseases, including COVID-19. Government scientists now will be able to resume research that uses tissue from […]

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Antibiotics in Development Not Enough to Tackle ‘Superbugs’: WHO

(Reuters) – None of the 43 antibiotics currently in development as well as recently approved medicines are enough to combat the increasing emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance, the World Health Organization cautioned on Thursday. Almost all new antibiotics brought to market in recent years are variations of drug classes discovered decades ago, according to […]

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While mopping, young mom’s heart tore

On a Saturday morning last August, Sindi Mafu had started her typical weekly chores—dusting, laundry, sweeping. Her 4-year-old daughter, Avela, was busy with her Zoom ballet class, and her toddler, Lunga, was eating his breakfast. Sindi grabbed her mop. She started sweating—profusely. Too much for merely mopping. She checked to make sure the air conditioner […]

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Quinn on Nutrition: Nutrition for lung disease

My sister started smoking in her early 20s. She thought it would help her lose weight. Knowingly or unknowingly, that decision opened the door for her lifelong battle with cigarette addiction. Years later, when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), she was still unable to conquer the powerful pull to smoke “just […]