New study determines how many mothers have lost a child by country

Global inequality takes many forms, including who has lost the most children

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • A first-of-its-kind study examines the number of mothers who have lost a child around the world.
  • The number is related to infant mortality rates in a country but is not identical to it.
  • The lack of information on the topic leaves a lot of room for future research.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a number of new behaviours into daily routines, like physical distancing, mask-wearing and hand sanitizing. Meanwhile, many old behaviours such as attending events, eating out and seeing friends have been put on hold.

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Move over Theragun, this DIY massage gun is only $60

Efficiently soothe your muscles with this AI-based DIY massager, on sale for over 70% off.

  • If working out or working from home is giving you body aches, a massage gun could make a world of a difference.
  • This easy-to-use device helps you get a DIY massage wherever and whenever you need it.
  • The Actigun Percussion Massager works with any budget, making it an excellent alternative to the popular Theragun.
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Go ahead and consult ‘Dr. Google’ about your medical symptoms

The conventional wisdom may be wrong. Consulting Google for information about medical symptoms might not be as counterproductive as commonly thought, new research suggests.

  • Credit: bongkarn via Adobe StockConventional wisdom in healthcare holds that searching Google for medical information often leads to anxiety and false diagnoses.
  • However, a recent study found that searching Google helped participants more accurately diagnose medical conditions in hypothetical cases.
  • The results didn't show massive differences in accuracy, but they suggest searching Google for medical information probably won't harm patients.
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Listen to your heart? What this remarkable organ actually does

Awareness of one's own heartbeat has some positive effects.

The heart is more than just a pump that pushes blood through our veins. It's also an organ that affects our thinking, feelings, perception and identity.

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