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Giving Birth Takes Longer Than It Did Half A Century Ago

Giving birth takes hours longer today than it did 50 years ago in the USA, according to a report issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The authors wrote that most likely, changes in delivery room practice, as well as some other factors have made labor longer today. They gathered data on almost 140,000 deliveries…
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Half A Billion Children At Risk From Malnutrition

Save the Children released a report today, claiming that childhood malnutrition over the next fifteen years, puts nearly five hundred million youngsters at risk of permanent health problems. Carolyn Miles, President & CEO of Save the Children said in a statement : “Malnutrition is a largely hidden crisis, but it afflicts one in four children around the world …
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