Pediatrics

Health and economic benefits of breastfeeding quantified

Breastmilk can promote equitable child health and save health care costs by reducing childhood illnesses and health care utilization in the early years, according to a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Health care utilization up with childhood stressful life events

Stressful life events (SLEs) in childhood, including emotional abuse, unmet basic needs, experiences of racism, household mental illness, household substance abuse, parental incarceration, and exposure to neighborhood violence, ...

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