Day: October 13, 2020

10 Mom-Approved Health & Safety Baby Products At Target

While I’m not immune to the trendy or cute while picking out stuff for my little one, my first question is always, “Is it safe?” Followed closely by, “Is it good for her?” When I talk to my mom friends, these tend to be their questions too. I get the sense that we first-time moms just want to make sure we’re doing the best we can, which for me can feel intimidating since there is no real roadmap for parenthood.

But after some trial, some error, and plenty of conversations with fellow new parents, I did find products that work exactly the way I need them to. Whether I’m in the midst of dealing with baby’s first cold, or if I’m giving a little TLC to one of my daughter’s boo boos, I want to be able to trust the products I have on hand. It gives me peace of

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Germany vs. Switzerland: Live stream, start time, TV channel, how to watch English, Spanish broadcasts

Germany takes on Switzerland Tuesday as the group stage rolls on in the 2020 UEFA Nations League Tournament. Switzerland is in desperation mode, sitting in last place in the group with one point. However, that one point did come by way of a draw against this Germany team. Haris Seferovic and Silvan Widmer have provided the storing so far for Switzerland. On the other side, Germany will be looking to jump to the top of the group if it can secure a win Tuesday. The German side is coming off a 2-1 win against Ukraine and will look to improve, led by stars like Manuel Neuer, Serge Gnabry and Toni Kroos.

Tuesday’s match will air on ESPN2 in English and TUDNxtra1 in Spanish. If you don’t have cable, there are plenty of ways to watch the game using a streaming service. You can watch the match for free by signing

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Television advertising limits can reduce childhood obesity, study concludes

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Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues.

Childhood obesity is a global problem with few signs of progress. As part of the UK government’s plan to halve childhood obesity by 2030, it is considering limitations on television advertising for HFSS products between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. In the new study, researchers used data on children’s exposure to HFSS advertising during these hours, as well as previously published information on the association between exposure to HFSS advertising and children’s caloric intake.

The study concluded that if all HFSS advertising in the UK was withdrawn during the hours in question, the 3.7 million

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The Best Deals & How to Shop It

If you consider yourself an especially savvy shopper who loves a good sale, you know just how big of a deal Amazon Prime Day 2020 is. In fact, before the epic blowout even begins, you probably have a plan of attack ready to go so you don’t miss out on any major deals. You’re also the person all of your family members and friends ask for the best Amazon Prime Day deals and what’s actually worth picking up (i.e. fewer impulse purchases, more practical items). We get it: We fall into that category, too.

Buzz is building all over the internet about Amazon Prime Day, the megaretailer’s biggest day of the year (which very well may be the all-around busiest day of 2020 for online shopping, too). To make sure you don’t miss a single deal, steal, or discount, we’ve got you covered with a head-to-toe, A-to-Z guide to Prime

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A40 Oxford crash – Heartbreaking tributes to mummy blogger and her three kids killed in accident with HGV

HEARTBREAKING tributes have been paid to a mummy blogger and her three young children killed in a horror crash with a HGV.

Zoe Powell, 29, died alongside her two daughters, Phoebe, eight, and Amelia, four, and their six-year-old brother Simeon on the A40 near Oxford.

Zoe Powell with husband Josh and daughters Phoebe, Amelia and son Simeon

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Zoe Powell with husband Josh and daughters Phoebe, Amelia and son SimeonCredit: Hyde News & Pictures Ltd

Her husband Josh, 30, and their 18-month-old baby girl are fighting for their lives in hospital.

Friends have today paid tribute to the “lovely family” who had suffered a series of “tragedies” including a house fire.

Thames Valley Police said tragedy struck when the family’s silver Subaru people carrier and a lorry collided near a railway overbridge last night.

The driver of the HGV, a 56-year-old man, suffered minor injuries.

‘HORRIFYING’

A witness to the carnage said the family’s people carrier was left “crumpled like a

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AMC Scrambling to Raise Cash as Coffers Could Run Dry by 2021

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The movie theater industry has been severely hit by business lockdowns and health restrictions on indoor gatherings. (Photo by Tom Cooper/Getty Images)


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is scrambling to raise cash as it fights to survive a steep drop-off in attendance and a lack of blockbuster premieres.

The largest theater-chain operator said Tuesday it was trying to find new ways to raise the money and could run out of its existing cash by the end of the year or early next year.

In a regulatory filing, AMC (ticker: AMC) said it “will require additional sources of liquidity or increases in attendance levels. The required amounts of additional liquidity are expected to be material.”

The company has been shoring up its finances since the summer, bracing against a sharp drop in box office sales after coronavirus-related shutdowns earlier this year. While it has managed to reopen 83% of its

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Former Trump doctor Ronny Jackson questions Biden’s mental fitness for office

Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician-turned-GOP congressional candidate, suggested on Tuesday that Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenMcConnell challenger dodges court packing question ‘Hamilton’ cast to reunite for Biden fundraiser Trump relishes return to large rallies following COVID-19 diagnosis MORE is mentally unfit for office, citing what he called cognitive decline.

The remarks from Jackson, who has not evaluated Biden, came during a phone call organized by President TrumpDonald John TrumpTwo ethics groups call on House to begin impeachment inquiry against Barr Trump relishes return to large rallies following COVID-19 diagnosis McGrath: McConnell ‘can’t get it done’ on COVID-19 relief MORE’s campaign and are part of a sustained effort by Trump’s allies to highlight Biden’s gaffes on the campaign trail, arguing they make him mentally incapable of serving as commander in chief.

Jackson said Tuesday that he was speaking as a “concerned citizen” and not as a

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She Was Going Into Labor. But She Had a Bar Exam to Finish.

When Brianna Hill, a recent law school graduate in Chicago, felt what she thought might be her water breaking as she took the bar exam in her home office on Oct. 5, she did not leave her chair.

She knew that if she moved outside the vision of the artificial intelligence proctor, she could be disqualified. That would mean having to wait until February to take an exam she had spent four months studying for.

Instead, she continued writing a legal argument, and she went to a hospital only after she had completed the two sections administered on the first day of the two-day online exam. On Oct. 6, less than 24 hours after giving birth to a son, she finished the final sections at a table attached to a hospital bed.

Many are applauding Ms. Hill’s determination. But some recent law school graduates say her story highlights longstanding issues

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Research pinpoints major drivers of tobacco epidemic among teens in South Asia

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Advertising on TV and online, being offered free tobacco products and exposure to smoking in public places are the biggest drivers of tobacco use among teens in South Asia, a new study suggests.

The research, led by the University of York, looked at data from Global Youth Tobacco survey on the tobacco use of just under 24,000 adolescents in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka.

The researchers found that while bans on the sale of cigarettes to teens were linked to reduced tobacco use, anti-tobacco mass media messages were an ineffective method. Teaching adolescents about the harmful effects of tobacco at school was effective at reducing their use of smokeless tobacco, but not smoking.

The findings will make an important contribution towards informing tobacco control policies in South Asia, the authors of the study say.

Lead author of the study, Dr. Masuma Mishu from the Global Health

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Date and UK offers to expect

With slashed prices across tech, beauty, home appliances and furniture, we'll be sourcing the best deals across the event (The Independent)
With slashed prices across tech, beauty, home appliances and furniture, we’ll be sourcing the best deals across the event (The Independent)

The biggest shopping event of the year, otherwise known as Black Friday, will take place on Friday 27 November this year.

As the event originally hails from America, the date always falls the Friday after Thanksgiving, and then is followed by Cyber Monday (30 November) which is traditionally the online-only day of the sale.

Although this year, because of coronavirus, more shoppers are likely to buy online on Black Friday rather than in physical shops.

With a range of retailers set to slash their prices on big ticket items like TVs and coffee machines, it’s the best time of the year to find a deal and of course, get your Christmas presents sorted.

Since Amazon first brought the event online in the UK, it has overtaken other big annual

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