Children’s prenatal growth mostly unaffected by mother’s stress levels

There are many factors influencing fetal growth—genetic, nutritional, environmental, uteroplacental, and fetal factors. In a new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet, the aim was to further the understanding of the consequences of stress and smoking during pregnancy, the causes of intrauterine growth and asthma as well as the consequences of asthma on school performance and […]

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Buttigieg touts “once in a century opportunity” to improve infrastructure

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Thursday that the U.S. has a “once in a century opportunity” to push forward infrastructure reforms and added that the country is on the verge of an “infrastructure season” that could potentially turn into an “infrastructure decade.” Buttigieg spoke Thursday at the virtual South by Southwest festival. “In the last […]

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Report: 76ers getting George Hill in three-team trade with Thunder and Knicks

The 76ers aren’t getting highly coveted guard Kyle Lowry. But George Hill is a solid fallback. He’ll go to Philadelphia in a three-team trade with the Thunder and Knicks. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: Three-way deal with Knicks. Terrance Ferguson to New York in the trade, per sources. https://t.co/NU3JgmUV0k — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 25, 2021 […]

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“Wonder Woman” joins U.S., Israel and Google in call for high-tech fight against domestic violence

United Nations — “Wonder Woman” herself called the global fight against domestic violence “a battle between life and death.” Actress Gal Gadot, who portrayed the heroine in the 2017 remake of the comic book classic, joined the U.S. and Israeli United Nations delegations and tech giant Google on Wednesday to tout new weapons in that […]

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