Call for unis and others to consider women juggling research/childcare

IMAGE: Offering financial aid to cover childcare costs for female academics attending conferences is one of the suggestions offered by QUT researchers who surveyed Australian women on how caring for children… view more  Credit: QUT Marketing & Communication Offering financial aid to cover childcare costs for female academics attending conferences is one of the suggestions offered…

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What Childbirth Was Like for a Woman Who Has Never Felt Pain

By REUTERS | Mar. 28, 2019 | 0:38 Jo Cameron, 71, has a rare genetic mutation that keeps her from feeling pain or anxiety, according to a new scientific report. Researchers hope the finding can help develop more effective treatments for pain. Related: article: At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know…

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Why Don’t More American Men Get Vasectomies?

Image CreditTill Lauer [A newsletter for parents with evidence-based guidance and personal stories for your transformed life with kids. Sign up to get NYT Parenting in your inbox every week.] March Madness is upon us, and for urologists throughout the country that means one thing: It’s vasectomy season. Let me explain. Every year, men schedule…

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New York Sues Sackler Family Members and Drug Distributors

As investigators closed in on Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, more than a decade ago, members of the family that owns the company began methodically erasing a paper trail of profits and shifting hundreds of millions of dollars from the business to themselves through offshore entities, the state of New York…

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One Good Meal: The Simple Green Soup a Nutritionist Uses to Reset

In our series My Detox, T asks creative people to share the homemade recipes they count on to cleanse and refresh. Some say exercise is the best way to beat jet lag. Eve Persak embraces that mantra. A triathlete, nutritionist and frequent flier, Persak typically clears customs and heads straight for the water — be…

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20 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts for Cool Moms, Not Regular Moms

There isn’t a singular definition of what makes a mom «cool,» but we took a stab at gifts for those who embody the term and deviate from typical mom norms. Think sausage grinders instead of cookie trays, Ella Mai over the oldies, and CBD candies for moms who are fine with extracurricular activities…as long as…

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At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know Why.

She’d been told that childbirth was going to be painful. But as the hours wore on, nothing bothered her — even without an epidural. “I could feel that my body was changing, but it didn’t hurt me,” recalled the woman, Jo Cameron, who is now 71. She likened it to “a tickle.” Later, she would…

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Hungry City: Churrasco That Rises Above at Paladar in East Harlem

There they are, the racks of meat on skewers as long as harpoons, inexorably turning. This is churrasco, Brazilian barbecue, opulent and austere at once, the meat scarcely adorned and tasting only of itself, salt and fire. Elsewhere in town, at sprawling Brazilian steakhouses with white tablecloths and marble-topped buffets, waiters parade the hot skewers…

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Is It Weird That I Want to Dress Like a Milkmaid?

I’ve never seen a single episode of Little House on the Prairie (or everyone’s latest obsession, Westworld, for that matter) but there’s a weird shift happening in my summer wardrobe: I want to dress like milkmaid. But not like, “Hey maid, I see you got on your maid outfit like you always do” maid. I’m…

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