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Mushrooms Help Protect Your Brain

We all worry at least occasionally about what the future will bring. As we get older, one of the scariest threats is the possibility of developing dementia and losing many of our precious memories. While there is no surefire way to guarantee that we won’t experience cognitive decline in our later years, there are steps… Read More »

Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »

Breast milk contains fungi which may help seed a baby's microbiome

Breast milk may contain beneficial fungi for babiesage fotostock/Alamy By Ruby Prosser Scully Bacteria aren’t the only microorganisms passed from mothers to babies in breast milk – fungi are transferred too. This may play an important role in kickstarting the colony of organisms inside the infant’s gut, which form part of a healthy digestive system.… Read More »