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Got milk; need answers: New research looks at breast milk in asthma prevention

Imagine a nutritional food source that gives your baby exactly what she needs, when she needs it. Breast milk is just that. It provides your baby with nutrients, helps fight off infections and changes as the baby’s needs change. And yet, it might have even more benefits than that. Dr. Meghan Azad is a Winnipeg-based researcher and a recipient of Canadian Respiratory Research Network ERLI award, who is committed to learning just what other super powers this nourishment holds. “We’re looking at how breast milk potentially protects babies from developing asthma,” she explains, adding “So far, we’re seeing early signs

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#MyCanadianSummer Photo Contest Underway – Fan Voting Has Begun!

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Whether you’re dockside, beaching it, cycling Canada’s back roads or scaling rocky mountain peaks, we want you to show us what your Canadian summer looks like. Enter the 29th Annual Fresh Air Photo Contest, hosted by London Drugs and The Lung Association, for your chance to win awesome prizes, including: ● First prize Nikon D5200 DSLR Two lens kit ● Second prize Sony NEX 5 Compact System Camera ● Third prize Fujifilm X20 Digital Compact Camera To learn more, enter your photo or vote for your favourite photo, visit bit.ly/mycanadiansummer. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizewinners will be selected

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