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Sia Reveals Why She Adopted Two Teenage Boys Last Year

For someone whose crippling stage fright necessitates a face-covering wig, Sia sure knows how to grab our attention. Just before dropping a brand-new single today, the “Chandelier” singer revealed that she is a real-life hero and adopted two teenage boys last year. “I actually adopted two sons last year,” she said on Tuesday in an

Teenager with TWO vaginas says it took doctors eight years to spot

Teenager with TWO vaginas, wombs and cervixes says it took doctors eight years to spot her unusual anatomy after they repeatedly dismissed her excruciating period pains Molly-Rose Taylor, 19, from Gillingham, was diagnosed with uterus didelphys  For years medics failed to spot the 2cm-thick wall of tissue dividing her vagina  Two periods caused the nanny excruciating period

Two studies reveal benefits of mindfulness for middle school students

Two new studies from MIT suggest that mindfulness—the practice of focusing one’s awareness on the present moment—can enhance academic performance and mental health in middle schoolers. The researchers found that more mindfulness correlates with better academic performance, fewer suspensions from school, and less stress. “By definition, mindfulness is the ability to focus attention on the

Two Major Digital Services Just Added Parental Controls

Remember when cutting cords was supposed to make life easier? Now, it means a ton of different passwords and monthly fees trying to hit all the must-see TV. It can also mean, for parents, figuring out individual parental controls on each service — if they exist at all. While some services, like Netflix and YouTube,

Two fraudsters, one passport

Computers are more accurate than humans at detecting digitally manipulated ID photos, which merge the images of two people, new research has found. Face morphing is a method used by fraudsters in which two separate identity photographs are digitally merged to create a single image that sufficiently resembles both people. This image is then submitted

Toddler dies of lung cancer which doctors dismissed as asthma

Grieving mother whose two-year-old daughter died of a rare lung cancer claims she was ‘fobbed off’ by SIX doctors who dismissed her daughter’s cough as asthma Megan Clarkson became unable to keep food down in November 2016 No doctors recommended she have an X-ray despite her fast breathing rate Scan finally revealed she had the cancer

What drinking TWO glasses of wine a day does to your heart

What drinking TWO glasses of wine a day does to your heart: Shocking scans reveal how regular alcohol consumption can lead to an irregular heartbeat Alcohol can cause tissue damage and scarring which interrupt electrical signals These signals are vital for controlling and maintaining a regular heart rhythm People who have 14 alcoholic drinks per

Two possible new ways to treat silent seizures in children

January 2, 2019—As early as 3 months of age, infants with a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome start having convulsive seizures, during which their arms and legs jerk repeatedly. As they become toddlers, another type of seizure begins to appear. These seizures do not cause obvious convulsions, but disrupt consciousness and can occur

Two seemingly opposing forces in the brain actually cooperate to enhance memory formation

The brain allows organisms to learn and adapt to their surroundings. It does this by literally changing the connections, or synapses, between neurons, strengthening meaningful patterns of neural activity in order to store information. The existence of this process—brain plasticity—has been known for some time. But actually, there are two different types of brain plasticity

Limiting children’s recreational screen time to less than two hours a day linked to better cognition

Only one in 20 US children in the study met the full recommended guidelines on recreational screen time, physical activity and sleep. Limiting recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, and having sufficient sleep and physical activity is associated with improved cognition, compared with not meeting any recommendations, according to an observational