Your Family: Jul. 26, 1999

BREAST IS BEST Breast milk not only contains the best nutrition for a newborn. Exclusive breast feeding for three to five months also reduces the risk of a child's later gaining too much weight, a study last week in the British Medical Journal shows. Children of normal weight tend to stay that way as adults, so prolonged breast feeding may reduce the long-term risks of heart disease and other weight-related ailments.

BE KIND This week People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals launches a campaign to increase public awareness of animal cruelty and its link to other violent behavior in youngsters....

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