Shatakshi Tripathi

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7 Things Good Mothers Do That I'm Not Going to Do Anymore

<i>Written by Leigh Anderson</i><p><b>1. Bathe the kids every day.</b> Children, unless they've been rolling in the mud, do not need a bath every day. In the summer I rinse off sand, sweat and sunscreen pretty much daily, but in the winter it just makes their skin dry and rashy. Twice-a-week baths are fine and save …

10 Pearls of Parenting Wisdom

Parenthood is the ultimate humbling experience. Its constancy and challenges are the sort of things one can't really prepare for in a way commensurate with the demands of its reality. I always wanted to be a mother; specifically, an at-home mother. I read all the books, took the requisite classes, …

10 Moms Give Sanity-Saving Advice to First-Time Parents

Lessons you do not want to learn the hard way<p>If you're on your way to having your first baby, chances are you're freaking out a little—or a lot—about becoming a parent. Totally understandable! To help you as you venture off into the great unknown of mommyhood, we asked veteran moms to spill what …

8 Habits Of Perpetually Positive People

Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the co-workers …

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DNA test gives breast cancer risk

Scientists have been able to test how likely women are to develop breast cancer and give them a "risk score" by analysing their DNA.<p>Researchers said …

Selfish Shellfish Cells Cause Contagious Clam Cancer

In the 1970s, scientists noticed that soft-shell clams along the east coast of North America were dying from a strange type of cancer. Their blood, which was typically clear, would fill with so many cells that it would turn milky. The rogue cells clogged and infiltrated the clams’ organs, often …

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