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Surviving the mother load one sip at a time

USING booze to cope with the stresses of life and motherhood is the subject of countless internet memes and self-deprecating gags, but a University of Newcastle academic wants women to “drink with their eyes open” to the risks as rates of hazardous alcohol consumption climb in females aged 30-to-50 years old. “We know that, historically, men have tended to drink twice… Read More »

Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

LONDON (Reuters) – Millions of women and babies could avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries, the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates makes remarks during a panel discussion… Read More »