Health Report: Feb. 28, 1994

THE GOOD NEWS

-- Despite fears to the contrary, moderate aerobic exercise after childbirth does not hamper production of breast milk, according to a new report.

-- A public health campaign urging parents to put newborns to sleep on their back has reduced the nationwide incidence of sudden infant death syndrome 12% in just six months.

-- Scientists have synthesized taxol, a promising anticancer drug normally derived from trees in the Pacific Northwest.

-- A genetically engineered antibody has been remarkably effective in attacking a virus that causes pneumonia in mice (and men). Successful trials on humans could lead to a...

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