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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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Jennifer Garner's Best Motherhood Moments While Raising 3 Kids

Her favorite role! Jennifer Garner loves life with her and her ex-husband Ben Affleck’s three kids. The former couple tied the knot in June 2005 and started growing their family that same year.  Violet arrived in December 2005, followed by Seraphina and Samuel, in 2009 and 2012, respectively. Following the exes’ 2015 split, Garner and Affleck have […]

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Why stay in touch while keeping distant? It’s only human

If you’ve been keeping a healthy distance from other people because of COVID-19, you probably feel smart. But if you’re also feeling lonely and stressed, it doesn’t mean anything is wrong. It could simply mean you’re human. The need to be around people is hard-wired into our brains, researchers say. We crave company in the […]

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India’s virus lockdown eased while infection rate speeds up

India relaxed some coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday even as the pace of infection picked up and reopenings drew crowds of people. The near-total 5-week lockdown on India’s 1.3 billion population achieved a slowdown in the spread of the virus but has caused immense hardship for India’s legions of poor people, who could neither stay […]

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Is it safe to vape while breastfeeding?

Findings from a new animal study suggest that maternal nicotine exposure during breastfeeding could be linked to problems with skull and face development. Although widespread research has focused on the effects of cigarettes, little work has examined nicotine alone. “Unlike many other studies, we isolated the common constituent of cigarettes, vaping technologies and many nicotine […]