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Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

When waves of sargassum – a type of seaweed – washed up on Eastern Caribbean shores seven years ago, people hoped it was a one-off. Matted piles swamped coastlines from Tobago to Anguilla. “In 2011 it was the first time we’d seen it.” says Professor Hazel Oxenford, an expert in …

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The Baby Shop combines retail with maternity know-how

The Baby Shop combines retail with maternity know-how

New parents and those with years of experience alike could benefit from one of the newest merchants in downtown Vacaville. Tucked into a corner next door to the Royal School of Ballet is The Baby Shop, which opened its doors in November. Behind the bright pink letters on the store’s …

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Tai chi’s gentle path to building strength

Tai chi's gentle path to building strength

Watching a group of people doing tai chi, an exercise often called “meditation in motion,” it may be hard to imagine that its slow, gentle, choreographed movements could make people stronger — mentally and physically — and healthier, too. I was surprised by its effects on strength, but good research …

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Motherhood in 50s? Not impossible anymore!

Motherhood in 50s? Not impossible anymore!

New Delhi: Wanting to be a mother again or even for the first time at an age when generally women have hit menopause (after turning 50) has become a possibility, with better chances and more success rates. On one hand, medical advances have given career-oriented, independent women the choice to …

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