As part of the Affordable Care Act, breast pumps and other supplies must be covered by insurance companies
Breast pump suppliers now facing influx of demand
The Affordable Care Act means many things for women, including birth control for all policy holders with no additional payment from the patient required.
A lesser-known facet of the new so-called Obamacare law is a provision that requires insurance companies to cover the full cost of breast [...]
Is breast best for inhibiting HIV? An unknown component of breast milk kills HIV particles and virus-infected cells, as well as blocking HIV-transmission in mice with a human immune system.
Even if babies born to HIV-positive mothers avoid infection during birth, around 15 per cent contract HIV during early childhood. Since the virus can get into milk, breastfeeding was one possible suspect.
To investigate further, Angela Wahl at the University of North Carolina at [...]