Tag Archives: Growth

Nutrient supplement 'boosts growth of breastfed premature babies'

A supplement given to breastfed premature babies after they leave hospital can prevent weight loss at a crucial time in their development, a small study suggests. Doctors in Southampton found eight weeks of extra nutrients led to better growth in babies a year later. It also gave mothers confidence and encouraged them to continue breastfeeding,… Read More »

Healthcare price growth significantly outpaces inflation

Healthcare prices continue to rise across the country, according to a new study. Over a five-year period, healthcare prices increased in 111 out of 112 metro areas analyzed by the Health Care Cost Institute. The outlier was Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C., where prices dropped 5% from 2012 to 2016, HCCI’s analysis of 1.78 billion commercial health… Read More »