NashvilleHealth | 2017 March

March 2017

  Support programs for new mothers help them to breast-feed their babies for longer periods and to keep breast milk as the baby's only source of nutrition, according to a new review of existing evidence. The researchers concluded that breast-feeding support - whether educational or just encouraging...

By Susan Scutti Looking for a fountain of youth? You may need to search no further than your sneakers. Exercise, particularly high-intensity interval training, encourages your cells to make more proteins to feed their energy-producing machinery -- and this arrests the aging process, according to a new...

By Steph Yin Cardiovascular disease claims 610,000 lives in the United States each year. It is the leading cause of mortality nationwide, accounting for one in every four deaths. A new analysis, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that a substantial portion of these...

By: Alice Callahan For generations, obstetricians have been quick to cut the umbilical cord of newborns. That’s changing, and most expectant parents should anticipate at least a short delay before the cord is cut. In January, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists became the latest major...



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