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What is Monkeypox?
Monkeypox is a rare virus first discovered in 1958.
‘Absolute No': Pediatrician Says Don't Water Down Formula, Don't Make Your Own
“I would much rather you go to the emergency room to receive formula than even try to change the recipe of your formula,” says pediatrician Dr. Rebekah Diamond. She joined LX News to debunk misleading baby formula “hacks” that have spread on social media and explain why breastfeeding cannot solve the current formula shortage.
Why These Activists Use the Term ‘Food Apartheid' Instead of ‘Food Desert'
Millions of Americans struggle to access fresh and affordable groceries every day. The areas they live in are most often called “food deserts,” but academics and activists use another term they say better reflects the systemic racism that created them. That term is “food apartheid.” Here’s how food apartheid plays out in Chicago — and how local community members are...
What ‘Autosexual' Means—According to People Who Are Actually Autosexual
Can you marry yourself? A woman who is autosexual describes what autosexuality means—and how life works when you’re sexually attracted to yourself.
During Baby Formula Shortage, Breastfeeding is Not an Option for All Moms
Before baby formula was mass produced about 100 years ago, many babies suffered from malnutrition if their mothers were unable to breastfeed them, says Carla Cevasco, professor of American Studies at Rutgers University. Today, many moms rely on formula to ensure their baby’s health — and may not be able to breastfeed, or their baby may have different nutritional needs...
This Woman Is in a Sexual Relationship With Herself — And She's Not the Only One
Ghia Vitale first realized her sexual preference was a little different in high school. Today, she knows what to call it: autosexuality and autoromanticism. That means she is sexually and romantically attracted to herself. Vitale shares what that means for her love life and why people should be accepting of all sexual identities.
Disagreeing About Politics Is the Biggest Dealbreaker For Younger Daters on OkCupid
Gen Z and Millennials are becoming more flexible about who they date — unless that person has different political beliefs. Data from OK Cupid shows that politics is a huge potential dealbreaker for its younger daters, even as they are becoming more flexible in general about their potential partners.
Everything You Need to Know on the Baby Formula Shortage
A recall, inflation, panic buying and a weak supply chain all exacerbated the shortage of baby formula
How to Adapt to the Baby Formula Shortage
If you’re running out of powdered baby formula, there are other varieties of formula you can feed your baby, says pediatrician Dr. Anthony Porto. NBCLX storyteller Clark Fouraker spoke with him and University of Miami business dean John Quelch to understand the shortage and help parents through it.
What Not to Do During the Baby Formula Shortage
There was already a supply chain issue impacting baby formula, and then a recall impacted the supply even further. But it’s a bad idea to dilute formula to make it last longer, says Dr. Michael Anderson. He’s a pediatric critical care physician at Children’s National Hospital in Washington D.C.