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Prolonged breast feeding reduces later cardiovascular risk

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The advantages of breast feeding for the child are well known but those for the mother less so. Now (Eleanor Bimla Schwarz and colleagues. Obstet Gynecol 2009;113:974–82; see also editorial, ibid: 972–3) data from the US Women’s Health Initiative study, begun in …

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