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Study: Breast Milk Helps Infants Develop Gut Bacteria That Builds Immunity

Breastfeeding infants may help them form immunity-boosting gut bacteria, a new study suggests.

06/30/2015

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Study: Women Could Live Longer Than Men Due To Better Immune System

A new study indicates that the immune systems of women may help them live longer than men do.

05/15/2013