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    Pregnant women who exercise deliver babies with better brains

    Researchers at the University of Montreal conducted a study on healthy pregnant women and found that those who were more physically active delivered babies with more mature brains.

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    Multivitamins with minerals may benefit women with breast cancer

    Studies about survival benefit from multivitamins in cancer have been contradictory, but a recent large study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment concluded that women who consistently took multivitamins with mineral supplements had a 30% greater chance of survival than women not taking them.

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    Five more ways to lower your risk of breast cancer

    Five additional factors that can reduce the risk of breast cancer include: daily exercise (even walking), not smoking (and avoiding second hand smoke), limiting hormone replacement therapy, avoiding over-cooked meats, and having children before age 35.

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    Five actions women can take to cut their risk of breast cancer

    Here are five actions women can take to lower their risk of developing breast cancer: keep a normal weight, avoid more than one alcohol drink per day, breastfeed, avoid unnecessary radiation, and avoid night shift work. Our next post will continue this theme with five more hints.

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    Breast-fed babies have higher IQs

    Recent research has shown that breastfed children measure significantly smarter on IQ testing at 3 and 7 years. Some of the many other benefits to both the health of the child and the mother are listed.

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    Care of the mental health of your child

    Children who were physically disciplined appear to have a higher rate of both mental and physical diseases as adults. Also, a Google research study showed more children were searching for information on child abuse on google.com during the recent bad economic times in the US, likely reflecting a higher rate of abuse.

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    The importance of vitamin D during pregnancy

    Vitamin D is becoming increasingly known amongst doctors as more and more important to prevent various types of diseases, yet vitamin D deficiency is common. Today we discuss the special importance of adequate vitamin D in pregnant women, and for women trying to become pregnant.

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    How physical activity can decrease the risk of breast cancer

    Women who exercise (even by doing physical chores at home or walking) can lower their risk of breast cancer by up to 30%. Recent research suggests the reason is that exercise improves the ratio of “good” estrogen to unhealthy estrogen.