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Rachel Grumman Bender


Palo Alto, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Rachel:

These 'easy and fun' DIY food kits are the perfect hands-on holiday gift for kids

YouTube star Mami CrayCray, who has 86K followers, shares her favorite DIY food kits that make unique, family-bonding gifts for kids. → Read More

The hot toy every slime-loving kid will want to get their hands on this year

Wondering what to get your kids this holiday? YouTube star Delaina Ingrassia and her group of friends — known as the Dresses and Messes Squad — have got you covered. → Read More

5 toys that will stimulate kids’ imagination and keep them busy for hours

Play expert Meredith Sinclair, who has more than 11,000 followers on Instagram, shares her favorite toy picks for the holidays. → Read More

YouTube star siblings on the 2 must-have toys for the holidays

If your kids like L.O.L Surprise! dolls and toy cars, these are the holiday gifts for you. → Read More

'There is an air of shame': Why are periods still a taboo topic?

Period shame — a sense of embarrassment about a woman's menstrual cycle — is pervasive. → Read More

2 years after fleeing an attacker and suffering a fall that left her paralyzed, Hannah Gavios is doing the New York City Marathon on crutches

She endured “the worst nightmare one could imagine" and managed to become stronger than ever. Gavios is now raising money for spinal cord research. → Read More

Suzanne Somers on being diagnosed with breast cancer: 'I believe this happened to me because I was a sex symbol'

The 'Three's Company' star shares her breast cancer diagnosis story and why she chose to forgo chemotherapy, along with advice for other survivors. → Read More

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke on Brett Kavanaugh: 'So many people have had the wind knocked out of them by this'

Burke says that even though the end result of the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination process doesn’t feel like a victory for many, she believes Christine Blasey Ford has still accomplished something important. → Read More

Egg freezing — how it works and why age matters

Egg freezing is on the rise in the U.S. Here's what you need to know about this method, which helps preserve a woman's eggs. → Read More

Amy Purdy of 'DWTS' on the day she thought she might die: 'I just knew'

A potentially deadly infection nearly took Purdy's life and left her a double amputee. She went on to become a three-time Paralympian and is dedicated to helping others. → Read More

Las Vegas shooting survivor one year later: 'I'm not the same person'

After surviving the shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017, Lisa Fine is dedicated to helping other victims of gun violence. → Read More

Why is it so hard to make a hormonal birth control pill for men?

Women have had the Pill for nearly 60 years. Why is it so challenging to bring a safe, reversible hormonal method for men to market? → Read More

Nia Franklin on the shock of winning Miss America 2019 and how she helped save her father's life

Miss America Nia Franklin's stem cells helped save her father, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma when she was a freshman in college. → Read More

Can the new Apple Watch save your life?

The watch has an electrical heart sensor that can take an electrocardiogram (ECG), detect atrial fibrillation, and notify you when your heart rate gets low or high. → Read More

Here’s Exactly How to Find the Best Birth Control Pill for You

Each type of birth control pill has its pros and cons. Here's how to find the best birth control pill for you. → Read More

How to find the best birth control method for you

From condoms and oral contraceptives to patches, implants, and IUDs — how to figure out which birth control method is right for you. → Read More

‘You can be unhappy with it or thank god for what you have’: Curvy influencer shares key to success

“Place confidence in things you earn, not in things you didn’t,” says Chastity Garner Valentine, co-founder of theCURVYcon. → Read More

What it's like be 'locked in' your own body: Victoria Arlen on her miraculous journey from vegetative state to the Paralympics and 'DWTS'

The on-air personality for ESPN and gold-medal Paralympian swimmer has overcome seemingly impossible odds after a health scare that could have ended her life. → Read More

Size did not ‘dictate their accomplishments’: Why Gabourey Sidibe and WWE’s Nia Jax will headline theCURVYCon

theCurvyCon 2018, to be live-streamed on Yahoo Lifestyle, will offer new features at its three-day celebration of plus-size diversity and fashion. → Read More

When you think having a disease is 'punishment' for past behavior

While some diseases, such as cancer, illicit instant sympathy and caring, others, like hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and mental illness are often shrouded in shame, fear, and misunderstanding. → Read More