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Health benefits of breast-feeding

Aug. 1 marks the beginning of National Breast-feeding Month — as well as the start of World Breast-feeding Week. Of infants born in the U.S. in 2013, 81.1 percent were breast-fed — with 51.8 percent breast-feeding at six months and 30.7 percent breast-feeding at 12 months, the Centres for Disease Control …

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Cyberattack in U.K. Hits As Many As 16 Health Institutions.

Hospitals across Britain have been hit by large-scale cyber-attack, doctors’ surgeries were forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments on Friday. Tom Donnelly, a spokesman for N.H.S. Digital, the arm of the health service that handles technology, said in a phone interview that 16 organizations, including “hospitals and other …

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SodusTrends brings you top health stories from around the world. And we focus on recent outbreaks. Outbreaks Guinea: Battling a large-scale measles epidemic Less than a year after the official end of the Ebola outbreak, the Guinean health system continues to struggle. Since the beginning of the year there have …

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Mozambique cholera outbreak infects over 1,200

Mozambique is struggling a cholera outbreak that has infected 1,222 people and killed two, the country’s health ministry said Tuesday, warning that it has been unable to slow its spread. According to report, the disease is usually contracted from infected water and it has already spread from the capital Maputo …

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Heart Disease: Do’s and Don’ts in Diet

If people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower their own risk of heart disease, the researchers at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy found. What to eat more of: Nuts Seafood rich in omega-3 fatty acids Vegetables Fruits …

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