Research suggests offspring of highly educated mothers benefit from extended parental leave

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/feb/07/longer-maternity-leave-linked-to-better-exam-results-for-some-children

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The European Commission says BPA affects hormones but others insist it has been well studied and found to be safe.

https://news.sky.com/story/food-packaging-chemical-bpa-found-in-digestive-system-of-86-of-teenagers-11236098

A potentially hazardous chemical used in certain plastic food packaging has been found in the digestive system of 86% of teenagers who took part in a recent study.

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Lessons from interactions between public health and the food and drinks industry

Lancet Global Health Blog

January 2016  Modi Mwatsama & Erica Di Ruggiero

Modi Mwatsama is the Director of Policy and Global Health at the UK Health Forum and an Honorary Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Erica Di Ruggiero is Director for the Office of Global Public Health Education & Training, Director of the Collaborative Specialization in Global Health, and Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioural Health Sciences Division at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (University of Toronto).

 

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Huffington Post
31/01/2018 21:14 GMT | Updated 01/02/2018 14:24 GMT

For Breastfeeding Moms, A Difficult Choice: Work Or Pump?

Insufficient legal protections and indifferent workplaces have caused many women to fall short of pediatric guidelines.

Research suggests offspring of highly educated mothers benefit from extended parental leave

 

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/feb/07/longer-maternity-leave-linked-to-better-exam-results-for-some-children

 

The European Commission says BPA affects hormones but others insist it has been well studied and found to be safe.

https://news.sky.com/story/food-packaging-chemical-bpa-found-in-digestive-system-of-86-of-teenagers-11236098

A potentially hazardous chemical used in certain plastic food packaging has been found in the digestive system of 86% of teenagers who took part in a recent study.

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