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Transgender and gender diverse teens: How to talk to and support them

Thalia Plata, The Conversation Transgender youth have been around long before the word transgender has. Yet today, transgender teens are increasingly visible in society. For…

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Posted in Health Living

Healthy guts are swarming with bugs, so what do they do?

Robert Moore, RMIT University Our gut does more than help us digest food; the bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in everything…

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Why Do Babies’ Eyes Start Out Blue, Then Change Color?

By Natalie Wolchover April 05, 2011 While only 1 in 5 Caucasian adults has blue eyes in the United States, most are born blue-eyed. Their irises change…

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Posted in Environment Farming Living

Drought is forcing farmers in Colorado to make tough choices

November 6, 202112:01 PM ET NINA KRAVINSKYTwitterLISTEN· 10:5010-Minute ListenDOWNLOADEmbed Not long ago, the red sandstone walls of the Dolores River Canyon in southwestern Colorado towered over…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Living

Why vaccine doses differ for babies, kids, teens and adults – an immunologist explains how your immune system changes as you mature

Brian Peppers, West Virginia University Human beings are born pretty helpless, with a lot of developing to do. And just as you must learn such…

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What’s behind the magic of live music?

Mariusz Kozak, Columbia University For months, fans were relegated to watching their favorite singers and musicians over Zoom or via webcasts. Now, live shows –…

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Posted in COVID-19 Living

Simple safety tips for trick-or-treating after Fauci green-lighted Halloween 2021

Meg Sorg, Purdue University The air is getting chillier, pumpkins are perched on porches and kids across the country are planning their spooky costumes. As…

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Posted in All Food Health Living

Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 4:34 PM ET, Tue October 12, 2021  (CNN) Synthetic chemicals called phthalates, found in hundreds of consumer products such as…

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Posted in Health Living

Zinc sunscreen could do more harm than good

By MAIL ON SUNDAY REPORTER PUBLISHED: 17:00 EDT, 16 October 2021 | UPDATED: 17:11 EDT, 16 October 2021  Sunscreen lotions containing zinc oxide – such as the thick sunblock worn…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Living

How your emotional response to the COVID-19 pandemic changed your behavior and your sense of time

Philip Gable, University of Delaware and Chris Wendel, University of Alabama The COVID-19 pandemic, now in its 19th month, has meant different things to different…

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