Study Looks at Formula, Arsenic Levels

(CNN) — Researchers at Dartmouth College did a study on infant nutrition and found that formula-fed babies had 7 and-a-half times higher arsenic levels than those babies who were breastfed. Researchers measured arsenic in home tap water, breast milk and the urine from 72 six-week-old infants. For the majority of the study’s participants, both the … Continue reading »

RiverBend’s Milk Drop Site Opens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is accepting donations for the Northwest Mothers Milk Bank of Portland, Tuesday. The milk drop site is the first of its kind in Lane County and serves as a crucial link between the milk bank and approved donors. “Breast … Continue reading »