Monthly Archives: May 2015

Celebrating nurses

Nurses are often the unsung heroes of health care, but during the week of May 6-12, the American Nurses Association celebrates their contributions to delivering the highest level of quality care to their patients with National Nurses Week. This year, … Continue reading

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Online breast milk may not be pure

Parents who buy breast milk online may not always get 100 percent human milk. A new study from the journal Pediatrics found about 10 percent of samples tested were contaminated with cow’s milk. “Human milk may be purposely ‘topped off’ … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding longer linked to intelligence, earnings

Want your child to be smarter, better educated and more financially successful? Then breastfeed him or her longer. A new study suggests that prolonged breastfeeding can lead to increased educational attainment and income. The study, published in The Lancet Global Health, … Continue reading

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