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Rachel Grumman Bender


Palo Alto, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Rachel:

How museums are changing amid COVID and BLM protests: 'We’re working to capture this moment for future generations'

From going virtual to diversifying their art collections, museums across the country are changing amid the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests. → Read More

Mouthwash could 'inactivate' human coronaviruses that cause infections like the common cold

Certain mouthwashes can break the membrane of coronaviruses, rendering them inactive. But scientists say more research is still needed. → Read More

People are hugging cows to combat stress and loneliness

Cow cuddling proponents say it reduces stress by boosting "feel good" hormones. → Read More

Twinkies don't last forever — and here's photo evidence to prove it

Despite the commonly held belief that Twinkies never go bad, one man found that something surprising had happened to his 8-year-old Twinkies. → Read More

This blood test may predict which hospitalized COVID-19 patients are at risk for severe illness

Scientists have developed a blood test and new scoring system that may help doctors predict which COVID-19 patients are at risk for severe disease. → Read More

Shrimp tostadas anyone? Seafood dinner ideas even kids will love

Fish can be a tricky dish to get children to eat. But these kid-friendly, delicious seafood dinner ideas will please even picky palates. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccines may not be recommended for children initially, says the CDC

Children may be the last group to get the vaccine for COVID-19 when they become available, according to updated vaccine guidelines by CDC. → Read More

COVID-19 may not be seasonal like the flu, study finds: 'Transmission has not slowed down during warm months'

New research suggests that the virus may stick around all year. → Read More

New study explains why certain couples start to look alike

It seems like certain couples start to look more alike the longer they’re together. But a new study finds that isn’t necessarily true. → Read More

Hospital weighs performing first-ever penis transplant surgery on transgender man

Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital are contemplating performing the first-ever penis transplant surgery on a transgender man. → Read More

Fun and easy breakfasts kids can make themselves

These fun breakfast recipes are easy enough that your kids can either help prepare the ingredients or even make the meals by themselves. → Read More

5 easy and tasty chicken recipes you should try for dinner tonight

Rather than serving the same old chicken recipe, spice things up with these five different and delicious chicken dinners instead. → Read More

Here's how the CDC says you can celebrate Thanksgiving safely

The CDC recently issued specific guidelines to help families stay safe during Thanksgiving celebrations amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Easy, one-pot dinner recipes for busy parents

These set-it-and-forget-it, one-pot meals take only 5 minutes to prepare and will please everyone in your family with tasty ingredients you can get delivered for free by Walmart+. → Read More

Can wearing a face mask help 'generate immunity' from COVID-19?

A new New England Journal of Medicine commentary theorizes that universal face mask use could possibly generate some immunity against the virus. → Read More

Dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19 at the airport

Airports are using trained dogs to detect passengers infected with COVID-19 — even before they show any symptoms. → Read More

Why are temperature checks still happening despite 'limited' effectiveness?

While experts say that temperature checks have their limitations, they do serve a purpose. → Read More

Women with longer periods of fertility have higher risk of dementia, says study

A new study found that women with a longer period of being fertile had a higher risk of developing dementia late in life. → Read More

Women use this facial expression to flirt most effectively: ‘It’s very powerful’

University of Kansas researchers say they have identified a specific and effective group of facial cues women express when they’re flirting with a potential romantic partner. → Read More

Women may be feeling the ramifications of pandemic for ‘decades to come’

While the pandemic didn’t create gender inequality, experts say it has exacerbated it — and in some cases eroded the gains in equality that women have fought so hard for. → Read More