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2012-08-05 23:02:56

InsidersHealth launches “Health Starts With Mom” a contest (deadline August 13, 2012) and ongoing media campaign to educate about the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and

NYC Mayor Wants New Moms To Breast Feed Rather Than Use The Bottle
2012-07-31 08:34:53

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making a push to get hospitals to stop offering baby formula to new mothers and persuade them to take the natural route: breast-feeding.

2012-06-15 06:22:51

More than 15 percent of new HIV infections occur in children. Without treatment, only 65 percent of HIV-infected children will live until their first birthday, and fewer than half will make it to the age of two.

2012-05-23 19:16:32

Scientists are reporting development of a healthy "designer fat" that, when added to infant formula, provides a key nutrient that premature babies need in high quantities, but isn't available in large enough amounts in their mothers' milk.

Researchers Examine Human Breast Milk Ingredient
2012-05-15 09:57:47

A report by the University of Illinois (UI) demonstrates that human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) can create short-chain fatty acids that can help beneficial microbial populations in an infant’s gut.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.