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Breastfeeding cuts moms' risk of breast cancer, study shows

by Healthy Horizons on April 28, 2015

San Francisco Gate's report of a Kaiser Permanente study of breastfeeding women in Northern California also included coverage of Healthy Horizons.

According to the article "The research found that breastfeeding is not only good for babies but appears to be beneficial to mothers who are diagnosed with breast cancer later in life. Looking at the medical histories of more than 1,600 women diagnosed with breast cancer, researchers discovered that those who had breast-fed had a 30 percent lower risk of recurrence of the disease after effective treatment and tended to have less aggressive tumor types than those who had not breast-fed."

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