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Attorney General Eric Holder will announce resignation

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:49am
Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Thursday that he will resign after six years at the Justice Department helm. The attorney general has agreed to remain in his post until the confirmation of his successor, a Justice Department official has confirmed to CNN.
Categories: National News

Majority of Moms and Moms-to-Be Believe in Public Breastfeeding

Lifestyles - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:30am
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(NewsUSA) - Attitudes and opinions can vary greatly when it comes to public breastfeeding. Yet, when it comes to the opinion that matters most -- the mother's -- a recent survey suggests that "breast is best."

Highlighting breastfeeding attitudes and behaviors of moms and expecting moms around the U.S., the 2014 Lansinoh Global Breastfeeding Survey found that more than half of women surveyed say that breastfeeding in public is perfectly natural (57 percent).

Other key findings included:

* Ninety-three percent of moms believe that "breast is best" when it comes to feeding babies. That number increases to 98 percent for moms who are pregnant with their first baby.

* "Mommy Guilt" is real. In fact, 64 percent of moms say they would feel guilty if they did not breastfeed.

* The majority of moms (86 percent) who choose to breastfeed do so because of the health benefits for baby. Forming a close bond with baby (5 percent) and to save money by not buying formula (5 percent) were distant second-place reasons.

"These data show that moms today have the best interest of their baby's health in mind when forming their breastfeeding goals and opinions," said Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC and Vice President of Healthcare & Media Relations, Lansinoh Laboratories. "Yet, ultimately, there are many other factors moms navigate when making their decision."

One such factor is whether to use breast pumps. According to the survey, more than three-fourths of moms have used -- or plan to use -- breast pumps. That number is highest with expecting moms, with 82 percent saying they plan to use pumps, and the remaining 18 percent unsure whether they will or not.

It's important to note that the survey was very careful in choosing its participants.

"We wanted to talk to moms who are currently breastfeeding, as well as those who recently stopped, because understanding how they feel is the best way to support today's breastfeeding moms, whether it's through new breastfeeding products or with workplace policies and government support," said Ciagne.

To read the full survey, visit www.lansinoh.com/globalsurvey.

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6 things you need to know about STEM

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:10am
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Farming in the city

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:52am
This urban farm supplies fresh produce to food deserts, but also offers other benefits to individuals and the community.
Categories: Health

Ebola, 2 doctors, 85,000 people

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:51am
Meet Dr. Gobee Logan, the county health director for Bomi County in Liberia.
Categories: International News

6 things to love - and hate - about the iPhone 6

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:36am
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Vintage cold and flu ads

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:36am
Categories: Health

Flu shot myths addressed

Health - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:35am
Flu vaccine myths can confuse people trying to decide whether to get a shot. Here are five common myths and, based on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the truth.
Categories: Health

Charging the iPhone 6 costs just 47 cents a year

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:32am
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Let your employer get you a cheaper mortgage

Business News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:09am
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Softball Announces 2015 Schedule

Bulldog Beat - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:00am
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Highlighted by a three-game home series against defending national champion Florida, Mississippi State head softball coach Vann Stuedeman released the team's 2015 schedule.

'Modern Family' star gets protective order

CNN Entertainment - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:24am
"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland asked for and received a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, actor Matthew Prokop, her lawyer said Tuesday.
Categories: Entertainment News

'Dancing with the Stars': Who went home?

CNN Entertainment - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:20am
This week's lesson from "Dancing with the Stars": Maybe it's not the best idea to be on a book tour while dancing in the competition.
Categories: Entertainment News

911 call: I shot 6 grandkids

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:01am
A man in Florida told a 911 operator that he killed his six grandchildren and his daughter before he killed himself.
Categories: National News

State blames her for her own rape

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:01am
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.
Categories: National News

Iran's Rouhani, UK's Cameron have historic, 'constructive' meeting

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:47am
Leaders from Britain and Iran met Wednesday for the first time in 35 years, a potential breakthrough conversation that occurs at a time when Tehran is trying to shed Western-led sanctions over its nuclear program and Western nations are trying to garner international support for their campaign against ISIS.
Categories: International News

China makes NYC look like the 3rd world

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:40am
With it's booming economy, China is changing faster than any country in history. Anthony Bourdain travels to Shanghai.
Categories: International News

School limits frats after death

CNN - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:15am
A month into the fall semester, Clemson University has pulled the plug on two dozen fraternities.
Categories: National News

American Matthew Miller begins N. Korean prison term

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:03am
North releases photo of American who ripped up his visa on arrival.
Categories: International News

Video appears to show beheading

CNN World - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:57am
A Frenchman who was kidnapped over the weekend in Algeria appears to have been beheaded by a group pledging allegiance to ISIS.
Categories: International News
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