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Kangaroo Care Reduces Infant Deaths

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 — Low birth weight babies stand a better chance of surviving when their mothers hold them close throughout the day, a new study finds. This technique is called kangaroo care because it mimics how kangaroos shield their babies in their pouch. In women, it involves holding the newborn tightly to her… Read More »

One in five deaths ‘linked to poor diet’

Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global study found. The research, published in the Lancet medical journal, found that among 195 countries studied, the proportion of diet-related deaths was highest in Uzbekistan… Read More »