Destiny’s Child Got it Right: Girls Are Survivors, Study Finds

Telling a little girl she’s tough isn’t just an effort in gender-neutral parenting anymore — it’s fact. All around the world, women’s life expectancy tend to be longer than men’s (in some countries by more than a d...

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Lila Sahija
Jan 14, 2018
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AuthorLila Sahija

Lila reports on health and science news for The Swaddle. She has loved biology ever since she dissected her first frog in eighth grade, and now has a keen interest in examining human behavior. She also loves animals and takes at least one adventure a year through rural India. Oh, and she bakes a mean German coffee cake.