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  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...

By Anthea Levi Published December 20, 2016 The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet. Read the rest of the...



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