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Research On Infant Feeding Favours Having Options: Breast and Bottle

After the introduction of modern formula in the mid-20th century, for a time in the developed world, breastfeeding was almost shunned upon. Today the balance is well shifted and breastfeeding is recommended to all mothers who are able to do so. … Continue reading

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On Barbapapas, Young Minds, and Energy Technologies

And now for something completely different: in a lighter tone, let’s look at what children’s books might be teaching my kids about science and technology. Start ’em young! Being a parent of little kids I find myself thinking more about how … Continue reading

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Adapting to Happiness

Is happiness all it’s cracked up to be? I write about my reflections on happiness research in this piece which originally appeared in the cultural journal The Woolf: The Woolf’s resident scientist, Iida Ruishalme, approaches happiness from diverse angles, looking at how her ideas … Continue reading

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Myth: No Studies Compare the Health of Unvaccinated and Vaccinated People

Vaccinated people are as healthy or healthier in all aspects compared to the unvaccinated. The vaccinated populations studied have less asthma, less heart attacks, better birth outcomes, and higher cognitive scores than their unvaccinated counterparts. Continue reading

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The Intriguing Case of Narcolepsy and Swine Flu

Interestingly, a study published in Nature Medicine indicates that young people were dying of the swine flu because of the excessive response of their own immune system Continue reading

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