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Smoking Cigarettes Features

Jane T. Brown, West Midlands, UK Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff   Tobacco is bad for everyone’s health. It is always better not to smoke. Smokers increase their babies’ risk of respiratory infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, ear infections, colic and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or cot death (SIDS). We encourage mothers to seek support to give up smoking. However, even when mothers of breastfed babies continue to...

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A Pharmacist’s Perspective Features

Sarah Witzel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Photo: Jen Barber & Daisy   Sarah shares a pharmacist’s perspective… If you look on the shelves of your local pharmacy, you will see that manufacturers’ claims that we need their products to keep our children healthy don’t stop at infant formula. There are many powders and beverages marketed at toddlers who are sick, “slow” growers, or simply picky eaters. They provide vitamins,...

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