How early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

Adversity early in life tends to affect a child’s executive function skills—their ability to focus, for example, or organize tasks. Experiences such as poverty, residential instability, or parental divorce or substance abuse, also can lead to changes in a child’s brain chemistry, muting the effects of stress hormones. These hormones rise to help us face challenges, stress or to simply […]

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Spitting Image! Cardi B Gives a Rare Glimpse of Daughter Kulture’s Face

Twins! Cardi B keeps her 9-month-old daughter, Kulture, out of the public eye, but she showed the little one off on Thursday, April 11 — and she looks just like her mom. “Good morning, pretty girl,” the rapper, 26, said in a black-and-white video on her Instagram Story as her baby babbled. She captioned the rest of the footage, “She […]

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Andy Cohen Gets Dad-Shamed for Letting His Dog Sniff His Newborn Baby’s Face

Not again! Andy Cohen was dad-shamed for the second time this week for letting his dog, Wacha, sniff his newborn baby’s face in a new pic. Benjamin, who was born on February 4, wore a blue onesie in the Wednesday, February 20, Instagram pic. The little one rested on his dad’s lap as the canine got up close and personal, […]

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Hoosier firefighters face higher risk of dying from cancer than non-firefighters

Hoosier firefighters face a significantly higher risk of dying from cancer than non-firefighters in Indiana, according to a study that shows death from malignant cancers was the leading cause of death for Indiana firefighters between 1985 and 2013. Of 2,818 Indiana firefighters who died between 1985 and 2013, 30.4 percent died from malignant cancers. The study found the firefighters experienced […]

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Scientists have learned another danger of salt

Scientists at Yale University (USA) found that eating large amounts of salt leads to increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis. The study is published in a press release on MedicalXpress. Experts found that if the concentration of salt in human cells the activation of the Wnt signaling pathway, which leads to disruption of regulatory T-cells that produce cytokines interferon-gamma and […]

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