Parenting

kid with toyAre Your Kids' Toys Making
Your Family Sick?

If you have young kids, you probably have an abundance of toys around the house. Those well-loved toys can be the largest culprits when it comes to spreading germs. Studies have shown that flu-like viruses can survive from 10 to 24 hours on plastic toys. 

Read on for recommendations on how to keep them cleaner and protect your loved ones during the remainder of cold and flu season.


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Employers Need to Do More to Help Breastfeeding Moms: Survey

TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 -- Protections may be in place for employees who breastfeed, but the onus is on working moms to seek out the resources they need, according to a University of Georgia survey.

"We know that there are benefits of breastfeeding for both the mother and the infant, and we know that returning to work is a significant challenge for breastfeeding continuation," said lead author Rachel McCardel, a doctoral student in UGA's College of Public Health.

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