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DENVER, Co. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Once called juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes is a serious illness requiring a lifetime of injections. 215,000 kids and adults are currently living with this type of diabetes. New research reveals what you feed your baby could play a significant role in the chances of your little one developing the disease.
(Family Features) When it comes to deciding what to feed your baby, having access to credible information and available options is critical. With Hispanic babies now accounting for more than 25 percent of births in the United States according to the U.S. Census, there is an increasing need for Hispanic moms to have access to Spanish-language resources that can help them make an informed decision about what is best for the nutrition of their babies and families.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2013--John Megrue, CEO of Apax Partners, US announced the creation of BORNFREE, a campaign to eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother to baby by the end of 2015. BORNFREE was created with support from Council of Fashion Designers of America President Diane von Furstenberg, Conde Nast Artistic Director and Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour and Shopbop, an Amazon Fashion site.
Despite the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, a new study finds women who share the bed with their baby have a tendency to breastfeed longer.
A new study finds if a new mom develops concerns about breastfeeding within the first two weeks postpartum, it ups their chances of stopping breastfeeding altogether.
LONGWOOD, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – What if you could detect the beginnings of breast cancer years before it showed up on a mammogram? That’s what a new screening test is doing. The noninvasive test has the potential to cut breast cancer rates, just like pap smears have cut rates of cervical cancer.
SARASOTA - After years of the trend going the wrong way, Florida is one of 19 states that saw obesity rates fall in low-income pre-schoolers, and some health officials believe the tide has turned in the fight against one of the top contributors to preventable death in the U.S.
The Breastfeeding Advocates of Sarasota County, have initialized a new program to support breastfeeding friendly businesses, healthcare providers, childcare centers, and other organizations in our community. Look for the “Breastfeeding Welcome Here” decal in the window to know that you’re walking into a business that supports the right to breastfeeding, and will provide a safe space for a mother and her baby to comfortably nurse.
“Life After Baby”
(NAPSI)Do you know there is a vaccine that can help protect you from pneumonia and other serious diseases caused by a common bacteria called pneumococcus (pronounced noo-mo-ka-kus)? These bacteria are a common cause of pneumonia, an infection of the lungs, but they can also cause other serious infections that affect thousands of people in the United States each year. In fact, more than 300,000 people are hospitalized each year with pneumococcal pneumonia, the most common pneumococcal disease among adults in the United States.
(NAPSI)—While colic can be unbearable for the entire household, there are ways you can treat your baby’s discomfort. Usually presenting itself within the first month of life, colic is characterized by excessive and prolonged bouts of screaming and crying, often lasting until 4 to 6 months of age.
(NAPSI)—If you’re looking for a tasty way to power up on protein and incorporate a healthy serving of omega-3s into your diet, consider delicious, nutritious shrimp.
(NAPSI)ORENCIA (abatacept) is the first and only biologic for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) available in both self-injectable (under the skin) and intravenous (IV) infusion (through a vein in the arm) formulations. Since the majority of RA patients initiating therapy with a biologic receive their treatment by self-injection, the availability of the self-injectable formulation of ORENCIA offers physicians a choice for more of their patients.
(NAPSI)—Sleep schedules, diaper changes and when to feed the baby are only some of the things parents worry about during their childs first three years. Another is making sure baby is getting the nutrition he or she needs. What and how much babies need to eat changes as they grow, and understanding these stages is important, especially if you have a baby with a food allergy.
(ARA) - When a baby arrives in your home, the world changes. Even after the months of preparation and planning for the little one's arrival, the love a parent feels is stronger than could have been imagined - and so is the protective instinct. Giving your baby the finest of everything and keeping her safe are the top priorities for parents, but the gap between what seems like the right thing to do and what will actually be best for your child can be wide.
(ARA) - Multiple myeloma (MM) is a relatively rare type of blood cancer that affects white blood cells. Approximately 20,000 patients are diagnosed with MM in the United States each year, including Geraldine Ferraro, the first female Vice Presidential candidate for a major US political party, and actor Roy Scheider, made famous for his role in Jaws.