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APR 24, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Free advice at drugstore may make breastfeeding help more accessible

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Offering free breastfeeding support at the drugstore may help some nursing mothers who don't have easy access to advice elsewhere, according to a pilot study done at two Walgreens locations in Indiana. Aided by a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a partnership with the Indiana Perinatal Network, Walgreens ...

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APR 23, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Young women say they are happy with IUDs

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – - College women who choose an intrauterine device (IUD) for long-term contraception say it hurts to have the device inserted at first, but they are otherwise very happy with it more than a year later, according to a new U.S. survey. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Academy of ...

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APR 21, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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First infant MRI study finds babies feel pain 'like adults'

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The brains of babies "light up" in a similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, suggesting they feel pain much like adults do, researchers said on Tuesday. In the first of its kind study using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), scientists from Britain's Oxford University found that 18 of the 20 ...

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APR 17, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Changing Attitudes Spark Movement Against Intersex Surgeries For Infants & Children

CHICAGO (AP) — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Only she wasn't. Doctors first noticed her slightly enlarged genitals, and then discovered she had testes inside her abdomen and ...

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APR 17, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 2)

Menas Kafatos, Ph.D. Jay Kumar, Ph.D.The information torrent bombards everyone, but the young are most vulnerable to its powerful effects, as they are the most impressionable. Here's an alarming fact. Research published in the journal Pediatrics documented that American kids on average spend more time in front of a TV or computer screen (1,023...

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