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Living Near Your Grandmother Has Evolutionary Benefits | NPR

Killer whales, Japanese aphids and Homo sapiens — they’re among the few organisms whose females live on long past the age of reproduction. Since the name of the evolutionary game is survival and reproduction, the phenomenon begs explanation — why live longer than you can reproduce? In the 1960s, researchers came up with the “grandmother hypothesis” to explain the human side of things. The hypothesis is that the help of grandmothers enables mothers to have more children. So women who had the genetic makeup for longer living would ultimately have more grandchildren carrying their longevity genes. (Sorry, grandfathers, you’re not […]

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Common and His Mother Help Raise Funds for Public Schools Nationwide | Ebony Common and his mother, Dr. Mahalia A. Hines, are partnering with the company Burlington Stores and the non-profit organization Adopt-A-Classroom.org to raise money for supplies for teachers and students nationwide.

Common and his mother, Dr. Mahalia A. Hines, are partnering with the company Burlington Stores and the non-profit organization Adopt-A-Classroom.org to raise money for supplies for teachers and students nationwide.

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Black Women Are Dying During Childbirth. Sen. Kamala Harris Is Working to Change That. | Glamour The U.S. is one of 13 countries in the world where maternal mortality rates are worse than they were two decades ago. And that alarming statistic hits one group of women the hardest.

The U.S. is one of 13 countries in the world where maternal mortality rates are worse than they were two decades ago. And that alarming statistic hits one group of women the hardest.

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