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Rachel Grumman Bender


Palo Alto, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Rachel:

TikTok doctor, mom of 4 answers COVID questions she gets asked the most by parents

TikTok's "AskDrMom" answers some of the COVID-related questions she gets asked the most by parents. → Read More

Man fixes broken down cars and gives them to people in need: ‘It’s the best feeling in the world’

Restaurant owner Eliot Middleton knows that having access to a car, particularly for those living in rural areas, changes everything. So he fixes broken down cars for free and gives them to people in need. → Read More

Teen sisters use their passion for baking to support Afghan refugee youth in their community

The sisters, who have starred on cooking shows, baked to raise money for school supplies to help Afghanistan refugee youth in their area prepare for back-to-school. → Read More

10-year-old who helped donate 100,000 meals is on a mission to spread kindness: 'We are all capable of being kind people'

Orion Jean has helped donate more than 100,000 meals to food-insecure families and more than 600 toys to children in hospitals. And this 10-year-old is just getting started. → Read More

Brooke Burke, 49, reveals tricks to de-puff eyes and firm up skin

The television and fitness personality shares her easy skin care and daytime makeup routines. → Read More

Influencer shares her ‘perfect’ date night makeup routine for women over 50

Isabella Thorp, the 53-year-old influencer and style blogger, shares her go-to date night makeup routine, including the mascara she's "obsessed" with. → Read More

Kristin Cavallari on the one skin care product that ‘freaks’ her out

The television personality and founder and chief executive officer of Uncommon James shares her clean skin care routine that leaves her complexion glowing. → Read More

Marilyn Monroe lookalike has 11 million TikTok followers — but confidence didn't come easily

Jasmine Chiswell had to work up the courage to wear vintage clothing as her signature style. → Read More

‘Your best is good enough’: How to stop negative self-talk and quiet your inner critic

On Day 3 of the Yahoo Life Challenge: Stop Doing It! Danielle LaPorte offers a quick trick for stopping negative self-talk in its tracks. → Read More

Can you opt out of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day?

Several companies are letting customers opt out of receiving Mother's Day and Father's Day emails. → Read More

'Everybody needs time': Open letter urges President Biden to create national bereavement leave policy

Taking time off from work after a loved one dies to get their affairs in order can mean putting your job at risk. Grief organizations are hoping to change that. → Read More

COVID 'long-haulers' share how they felt better after the vaccine: ‘For the 1st time in a long time, I have hope’

Why are some COVID-19 patients finding relief from their long-term symptoms after getting the vaccine? Experts have two theories. → Read More

Brood X cicadas are coming for the first time in 17 years — and it's going to get loud. How worried should you be?

Periodical cicadas emerge from the ground every 17 years to mate and, according to scientists, it's going to be noisy. → Read More

Pfizer COVID vaccine is 100% effective in kids ages 12 to 15. Experts say it's 'news that a lot of us have been waiting for'

"If the Pfizer vaccine is approved for this age group — age 12 to 15 — and there is vaccine available, there could be a greater shift to normalcy, including camps and activities this summer," one expert tells Yahoo Life. → Read More

Why you need to know these 6 Black women who have fought for social justice causes: ‘I don’t have the privilege to sit back and do nothing’

As part of Yahoo’s Allyship Pledge, we are recognizing and celebrating Black women in feminism and their dedication to social justice causes. → Read More

Study: Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines effective for pregnant, breastfeeding individuals

A new study finds that Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines are effective in pregnant and lactating individuals — and that protection may get passed on to babies as well. → Read More

Tinnitus and COVID-19 connection explained by experts

New study finds an association between tinnitus and hearing loss to COVID-19. → Read More

The 1 question you should never ask others about their COVID-19 vaccine

Although it may be tempting to ask why someone got the COVID-19 vaccine before you did, experts say that, in general, it's best to keep that question to yourself. → Read More

How these famous musicians rallied to help a bandmate with MS

Musician Victoria Williams turned an MS diagnosis into an inspiration for helping other musicians battling health problems. → Read More

Why is bed sharing among parents and infants — more commonly known as co-sleeping — so controversial?

Bed sharing with infants is common for families in many parts of the world, yet it's considered controversial in the U.S. But some experts say that’s for a good reason. → Read More