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Lauren Wasser turns toxic shock syndrome awareness into a mission

Model and amputee Lauren Wasser, who’s lost one leg to toxic shock syndrome and is racked by agonizing pain, has found a mission. She told the Washington Post that she’s raising awareness of the risk of tampons and toxic shock ...

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Breastfeeding may reduce risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Babies who are breastfed for at least two months after they’re born reduced their risk of dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome by half, according to a new study. Infants gain the benefits of breastfeeding in only two months, the ...

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Michigan girl, 15, contracts toxic shock syndrome

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 3:49 PM A courageous 15-year-old Michigan girl is fighting for her life after contracting toxic shock syndrome, which is often caused by the use of tampons. Rylie Whitten became ill earlier ...

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