India’s child nutrition program sees higher utilization, but fewer gains in high-burden states

February 28, New Delhi: Expansion and utilization of one of India’s largest government-run community-based nutrition programs increased significantly between 2006 and 2016, especially among historically disadvantaged castes and tribes. But, women with low education and the poorest households are relatively more excluded from accessing program benefits. Among states too, while overall utilization has improved, high…

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Visualizing the interconnections among climate risks

IMAGE: The causal links of the network flowchart are the same as those of the corresponding network map (Figure 1). view more  Credit: NIES Socio-economic activities in the present world have become increasingly interdependent because of rapid technological progress, urbanization, and globalization. Because of these interdependencies between human society and natural ecosystems, climate impacts on one…

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Medical News Today: What are the pros and cons of GMO foods?

Genetically modified crops are designed to be tougher, more nutritious, or taste better. However, there are safety concerns. A manufacturer creates a genetically modified organism (GMO) by introducing genetic material, or DNA, from a different organism through a process called genetic engineering. Most currently available GMO foods are plants, such as fruit and vegetables. All…

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I Doozy: Taylor Swift Surprises a Couple. Again.

Image While Alexander Goldschmidt and Ross Girard were celebrating their engagement, they got a special surprise visit from Taylor Swift who performed.CreditLeigh Gaston The wave of attention that accompanied Taylor Swift’s surprise performance at the Los Angeles engagement party of Alexander Goldschmidt and Ross Girard on Feb. 23 was nothing Mr. Goldschmidt didn’t see coming.…

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How to Support a Friend or Loved One Who Has Been Sexually Abused

It’s an especially difficult time to be a survivor of sexual abuse or assault. On top of the daily struggle to stay safe and healthy, sexual abuse survivors also have to contend with an endlessly triggering news cycle. If you’re not a survivor yourself but you’re close to one — maybe a partner, friend or…

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ELLE Editorial: The Body Electric

A surefire way to stand out this season is in daring silhouettes paired with an aura-enhancing glow. Dress, $3,845, bandeau, $1,275, both, Balmain. Bracelet, Cartier. BEN HASSETT Dress, Burberry, $6,900. Necklace, DeBeers. BEN HASSETT Trench coat, Moschino Couture, $5,995. Swimsuit, Roland Mouret, $445. Earrings, ring, all, Bulgari. BEN HASSETT Dress, boots, $1,300, all, Celine by…

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Everlane Finally Made Mom Jeans and They Are Good

Mom jeans are tough. Do they flatter your butt like a Fashionova fit? Absolutely not. But do they make you feel strangely accomplished and put together? Somehow, yes! The high-waist, straight-leg, loose-crotch silhouette is my jam, and I’m not afraid to admit it. And now Everlane is getting in the game. Courtesy The 90’s Cheeky…

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