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Breast Milk Kills HIV and Blocks Its Oral Transmission in Humanized Mice

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Although almost half of infant HIV infections are attributed to breastfeeding, most breastfed babies are not infected with HIV. Researchers are left wondering if breastfeeding prevents HIV instead of causes it. New research explores the question using a humanized mouse model.

"Hair-Raising" Trend in Little Girls Frequenting Salons and Spas

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Are the kids of reality stars like "The Real Housewives of New Jersey's" Gina Guidice's daughter celebrating her ninth birthday with a salon party influencing women? While this might put your hair on end, there's a rise in the amount of little girls frequenting salons and spas in the United States.

Dad Returns From Active Duty Hours Before Baby’s High-Risk Birth

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Jonathan and Megan Keeney were expecting their first baby, a boy, Jaxon on June 6, 2012. Megan was to be induced and intubated for what was to be a somewhat risky delivery. Little Jaxon had been pre-diagnosed with a heart defect and would require immediate surgery after his birth.

Airlines Take Away Pre-Boarding Privileges for Families with Children

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Although recently publicized in April, 2012, United Airlines quietly ended its policy of allowing families with small children to pre-board flights early. Until then, following the disabled, families with children could board before other passengers. The thinking was that with all their extra gear and hub-bub, it would make the boarding process easier for everyone.

Fibromyalgia and Pregnancy

I was diagnosed with ibromyalgia about a year ago and and finally feel like I am getting back to normal. My husband and I are waitng to conceive in the next couple of months but I am really nerous about coming off of all my medications. I am currently taking Cymbalta, Gabapentin, Nifedipine, and Clonazapen. I am off of the Gabapentin and the only side effect seems to be tingling in my hands, but am super nervous about becoming depressed again and my insomnia.

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