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Alcohol consumption by women who are breast feeding reduces their milk supply

Alcohol consumption by women who are breast feeding reduces their milk supply

Adding growth factor to baby formula could reduce necrotizing enterocolitis

Adding growth factor to baby formula could reduce necrotizing enterocolitis

Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment

Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment

Progress toward development of a breast cancer vaccine

Progress toward development of a breast cancer vaccine

Herpesviruses are everywhere!

Herpesviruses are everywhere!

Breast and dairy milk found to contain primary ingredient in solid rocket fuel

Breast and dairy milk found to contain primary ingredient in solid rocket fuel

Prenatal exposure to industrial and environmental pollutants probably causes most childhood cancers

Prenatal exposure to industrial and environmental pollutants probably causes most childhood cancers

Study shows women with invasive lobular carcinoma may not need chemotherapy before surgery

Study shows women with invasive lobular carcinoma may not need chemotherapy before surgery

Evidence suggests that changes in the bacteria and fungi in the gastrointestinal tract can intensify the immune system's reaction to common allergens

Evidence suggests that changes in the bacteria and fungi in the gastrointestinal tract can intensify the immune system's reaction to common allergens

Animal model helps explain how AIDS virus spreads throughout the body following oral exposure

Animal model helps explain how AIDS virus spreads throughout the body following oral exposure

Positive benefits for the adult offspring of low-carb dieters

Positive benefits for the adult offspring of low-carb dieters

Flame retardants may cause brain damage

Flame retardants may cause brain damage

Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

Freezing or refrigerating expressed breast milk for longer than 48 hours substantially lowers its antioxidant content

Freezing or refrigerating expressed breast milk for longer than 48 hours substantially lowers its antioxidant content

Breastfeeding women increase sexual desire among other women

Breastfeeding women increase sexual desire among other women

Antiretroviral treatment may provide protection against HIV transmission during breast-feeding

Antiretroviral treatment may provide protection against HIV transmission during breast-feeding

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Mother’s milk may not be best for preterm babies

Mother’s milk may not be best for preterm babies

Exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months provides all the energy and nutrients a child needs

Exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months provides all the energy and nutrients a child needs

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”