Friday, January 18, 2019
Christina Aguilera performs during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square

Thousands Brave Rain in New York’s Times Square to Welcome 2019

By Gabriella Borter and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters)  New York's Times Square erupted with fireworks and cheers at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday as...
Crosswords and Sudoku May Not Stop Mental Decline

Crosswords and Sudoku May Not Stop Mental Decline

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia,...
Pupils wearing boater hats as part of their school uniform pose for a group picture

British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM during Christmas Break

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  As many families prepare to holiday abroad during the festive season, British charities on Monday warned that girls taken...
Paul McCartney performs during the "One on One" tour concert in Porto Alegre

Paul McCartney, Emma Stone Join on Anti-Bullying Music Video

LONDON (Reuters)  Former Beatle Paul McCartney has teamed up with Oscar winner Emma Stone on the music video for his new single "Who Cares", a...
Delivering a baby increases - then lowers - risk of breast cancer: study

Delivering A Baby Increases – then Lowers – Risk of Breast Cancer: Study

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who...
More evidence fruits and greens can be good for the brain

More Evidence Fruits and Greens Can Be Good for The Brain

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Middle-aged men who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may be lowering their odds of cognitive problems as they get on...
Office workers exercise during their lunch break at a park in central Tokyo

People Who Understand The Benefits of Exercise May Spend More Time Being Active

By Tamara Mathias (Reuters Health)  The more people understand about the benefits of exercise, the more time they're likely to spend being physically active, an Australian...
Fitness affects stroke risk

Fitness Affects Stroke Risk

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  Low fitness levels have long been tied to higher risk for heart problems. Now researchers say men's cardiorespiratory fitness is tied...
A protester holds a sign up during a #MeToo demonstration outside Trump International hotel in New York

What Is Rape? Despite #MeToo, Few Really Know

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  A woman cannot change her mind once sex has started. If she flirts on a date, she cannot cry...