A skin cancer screening. (WBZ-TV)

Vitamin B3, Breastfeeding Can Reduce Cancer Risks

A pair of new studies show possible ways to reduce the risk of skin cancer and breast cancer.



Studies: Breastfeeding, Gluten Exposure Won’t Ward Off Celiac Disease

Genes are the biggest factor in determining celiac disease, doctors say.


Colleen Swanson (WBZ-TV)

Breastfeeding Mom Forced To Pump In Fall River Court Bathroom

Colleen Swanson headed to Fall River Trial Court this Tuesday, ready to serve her jury duty. But as the new mom of a five-month-old boy, the breastfeeding Swanson had a concern.



Dusting Off The Manual

Kudos to Kara Baskin of the Boston Globe for her recent piece entitled, “Taking Parenting to Extremes: For Those Caught in the Mommy Wars Cross Fire, a Wish List.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/21/2012

Time Magazine breastfeeding cover.

NightSide – Time Magazine Sends The Internet Into A Frenzy

Time Magazine Sends The Internet Into A Frenzy!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/11/2012

Time Magazine breastfeeding cover.

Did Time Magazine Go Too Far With Breastfeeding Cover?

Time magazine’s latest cover is stirring up controversy before it even hit newsstands.


(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

High Court Sides With Former Harvard Med. Student In Breast-feeding Lawsuit

The Supreme Judicial Court said Friday it recognizes that “there remain barriers that prevent new mothers from being able to breastfeed.”


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RI Birthing Hospitals To Stop Giving Out Free Infant Formula

As part of efforts to encourage breastfeeding, mothers who give birth in Rhode Island will no longer receive free infant formula when they head home from the hospital.