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We Need Public Policies That Support Breastfeeding as the Foundation of Life

Hannah Martin, Nikki Smith / Blog August 3, 2018

The United States falls in the lowest quartile of countries for breastfeeding rates and the nation continues to experience rising levels of obesity

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U.S. Response to Zika: Engagement with International Partners

National Security / March 11, 2016 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

With the likelihood that there will be more Zika cases in the coming weeks and months, the U.S. government is ramping up its preparedness and response activities.

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Zika Virus Funding Met With Caution in Congress

Health / News February 8, 2016

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell is set to brief Senate leaders and relevant committee leaders Tuesday on the virus.

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6 Key Questions on Ebola Screening and Immigration

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog October 14, 2014

With the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, many are asking how the U.S. government screens incoming foreign visitors for health purposes.

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World Breastfeeding Week: Supporting the Choice to Breastfeed

Health / Blog August 26, 2013

Parents, childcare centers, schools, and community institutions strive to give children skills, tools, and opportunities for success, yet we often overlook the benefits of an important activity at the beginning of life—breastfeeding. Research shows that breastfed babies experience better cognitive…

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