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2009-06-30 09:56:45

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that an ingredient in human breast milk protects and repairs the delicate intestines of newborn babies.

2009-05-15 10:05:35

Marijuana-smoking mothers who breastfeed pass the drug to their babies through the milk, U.S.

2009-02-03 10:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- UpSpring Baby(TM) today announced that its Milkscreen(TM) home test for alcohol in breast milk is now available for purchase over-the-counter at over 6,000 Walgreens drugstores across the U.S.

2008-07-13 12:00:00

By Lois M. Collins Deseret News The evidence just keeps mounting that breast-feeding a newborn, even over the short term, provides some benefits that can't be gained in any other way, according to a pair of experts who fielded calls Saturday during the Deseret News/ Intermountain Healthcare Hotline.

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2007-08-02 22:18:46

Nearly three-quarters of new mothers in the United States are breast-feeding their babies, but they are quitting too soon and resorting to infant formula too often, federal health officials said Thursday.

2006-08-16 18:15:00

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - PNC Financial Services, WhiteWave Foods and Mothering Magazine were cited on Wednesday as the best U.S. companies for nursing mothers to work for, according to WorldWIT, a networking organization for professional women in business.

2005-09-09 08:40:00

When breastfeeding is not properly established, the baby may become dehydrated and levels of sodium in its blood can become excessive, according to a study published this week. The condition is relatively common but can be difficult to recognize.

2005-08-04 08:28:12

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Breast has long been best when it comes to feeding babies but a California company this week launched the first known venture to commercialize human donor breast milk and develop its use for sick children.

2005-08-03 19:29:06

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Breast has long been best when it comes to feeding babies but a California company this week launched the first known venture to commercialize human donor breast milk and develop its use for sick children.

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2005-08-03 19:25:00

Breast has long been best when it comes to feeding babies but a California company this week launched the first known venture to commercialize human donor breast milk and develop its use for sick children.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.