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2014-06-12 23:13:05

Aeroflow Breastpumps partners with Medela to offer moms the best in breastpump products through insurance, and will soon be offering a joint-venture online education program for breastfeeding mothers. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare's Breastpumps division assists mothers in getting a breastpump covered through insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and has utilized their exceptional reputation to build privileged partnerships with breastpump suppliers....

more fish during pregnancy
2014-06-11 06:35:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A decade after first advising pregnant and breast-feeding women to avoid most types of seafood, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now encouraging those individuals to eat more fish – provided it is low in mercury. The FDA, in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new set of guidelines Tuesday encouraging pregnant and breast-feeding women, as well as those who might become pregnant and...

2014-06-10 23:13:19

In the United States, it is uncommon to see children breastfed past infancy, but certainly there are families in our culture who embrace full-term breastfeeding. Examining this practice among women from all walks of life, and all over the world, To Three and Beyond brings to light the stories of the mothers who choose to embrace breastfeeding relationships that extend past society's norms. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends...

2014-06-09 23:07:44

Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar of Los Angeles Integrative Gastroenterology and Nutrition explains the implications of a new study linking infant health to beneficial gut bacteria to breastfeeding. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 According to a 2014 study led by the National Food Institute at the Technical University of Denmark, infants who are breastfed develop friendly bacteria in the gut, lowering their risk of developing obesity, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and other...

2014-05-31 23:06:44

SurThrival Colostrum reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this product from cows that promises to provide people with health benefits such as enhanced rejuvenation and regeneration. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 SurThrival Colostrum claims that a product produced by cows to provide their newborns with the best start in life could benefit humans. This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an...

New Research Shows Fluoridating Water Does Not Lower IQ
2014-05-19 03:18:04

University of Otago New University of Otago research out of the world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study does not support claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children’s mental development and adult IQ. The researchers were testing the contentious claim that exposure to levels of fluoride used in community water fluoridation is toxic to the developing brain and can cause IQ deficits. Their findings are newly published in the highly respected American Journal of...

Breastfeeding Stimulates Beneficial Gut Bacteria Growth In Newborns
2014-05-08 09:53:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has linked being raised on breast milk to lower prevalence of obesity, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease later in life and a newly published study indicated that this positive effect could be due to breast milk’s promotion of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, the new study found that breastfeeding stimulates the development of helpful lactic acid...

2014-05-08 08:31:15

CR releases most comprehensive info ever on C-section rates for individual U.S. hospitals, covering 1,500 hospitals in 22 states YONKERS, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Consumer Reports analysis of over 1,500 hospitals in 22 U.S. states suggests that some hospitals do a much better job than others at helping mothers avoid unnecessary C-sections. Consumer Reports' Ratings are the largest one-stop shop for consumers to compare hospitals on C-section rates. The Ratings...

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Gulfport, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., and the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas today announced its plans to increase the supply of donor human milk in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in hospitals in Gulfport and across the state by offering free screenings to...

2014-05-07 09:46:25

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Low-income and minority communities and people participating in food assistance programs are more likely to consume fewer fruits and vegetables, depriving them of the health benefits of those foods. However, the government provides assistance, such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), designed to improve the dietary quality of at-risk women and children and improve...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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