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When New Mom Can't Breast-Feed, Dozens of Women Help Out

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Eva van Dok Pinkley, a Brooklyn, N.Y., actress and magazine researcher can't breast-feed her newborn because she had a double mastectomy last year.
No matter. The London Daily Mail reports 25 women are pumping...
Mothers rally around cancer survivor who can't breast-feed because of a double masectomy.
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Stroke Rates Up in Pregnant Women, New Moms, Study Finds

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We've asked this before, but don't pregnant women have enough to worry about already?
Now, you can add an increase in stroke rates to their list of health concerns. According to the Wall Street Journal,...
An increase in women who face obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure could be to blame.
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Pregnant Moms Who Use Mouthwash Not as Likely to Have Preemies, Study Finds

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"Floss, floss, floss!" You've been commanded by dentists for years to heed that advice. Now, it may be time to add "mouthwash, mouthwash, mouthwash!" to your oral health routine.
A new study finds pregnant moms...
Researchers find women with periodontal disease have more premature babies than moms with healthy gums.
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Kids With Special Needs Get (Gasp!) Bullied

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Brace yourselves for a shocker. Kids with special needs -- who struggle with medical, emotional or emotional issues -- tend to have more problems in school and are bullied more often than other kids.
Researchers...
Researchers point out obvious, but also call for communities to help kids.
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Parents' Attitude Affects Kids' Diabetes

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Kids with diabetes need to regulate their diets, monitor their blood-sugar levels and take the appropriate amount of insulin.
They also need parents with the right attitude. Researchers at the Schneider...
Right attitude can help kids control their diabetes.
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In Vitro Kids More Advanced, But is it Nature or Nurture?

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British researchers have found children conceived through in vitro fertilization start school with verbal skills eight months more advanced than those born through unplanned pregnancies.
It has nothing to do...
Researchers find in vitro babies outpace kids who come as a "surprise."
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Sneak Veggies Into Your Kids' Meals

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Can't get your kids to eat their veggies?
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have a cunning plan. They suggest you discreetly add broccoli, zucchini and all that other green stuff to kids' meals. Reuters news...
Sneaky researchers say you can double your child's vegetable intake.
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Pippa Gaining Ground on Top Baby Name List in 2011

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She's been capturing headlines all over the globe since her famous sister Kate became British royalty, and now Pippa Middleton is sparking a baby naming trend, too.
Reuters reports the baby name...
Parents are saying "Pip, Pip, hooray" over Pippa as a baby name.
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