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Breast-Feeding a Boon to Preemies' Hearts: Study

Posted 14 Jun 2016 by

TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 – Breast-feeding premature babies appears to increase the likelihood that those infants will have healthier hearts in young adulthood, new research suggests. The finding was based on an analysis involving just over 200 men and women in their early- to mid-20s. It suggests that premature infants fed just breast milk during infancy ultimately have better heart volume and ...

Later Umbilical Cord Clamping May Help Smallest Preemies

Posted 24 Sep 2015 by

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 – Delayed clamping of the umbilical cord benefits extremely premature newborns, a new study suggests. In most cases, clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord occurs within 10 seconds of birth. But waiting longer to clamp offers a number of advantages to these smallest infants, according to Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers. "Infants born prior to 28 weeks' ...

Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Anemia

Posted 18 Jun 2015 by

-- Anemia occurs when there are insufficient red blood cells, or they don't function properly. The American Society of Hematology says warning signs include: Feeling weak or dizzy. Having colder hands and feet. Having pale skin or a yellow tint. Feeling short of breath. Having an irregular or fast heartbeat. Hearing a whooshing sound or pounding in the ears. Having frequent chest pain or ...

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