Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Risk of COPD

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have a higher risk of the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers report. The study found that people with rheumatoid arthritis were 47 percent more likely to be hospitalized for COPD than those in the general population. Rheumatoid arthritis is…

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Breast-Feeding Bond Lingers for Mom

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The longer a new mom breast-feeds, the stronger her maternal bond may be with her child years later, a new study suggests. The 10-year study of nearly 1,300 families in the United States found that women who breast-fed their children longer had more maternal sensitivity well past their…

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