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#31 of 33 Old 11-04-2012, 03:55 PM
 
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Sustainer, neither of these items provides backup links to the scientific material supporting their claims, which makes it hard to evaluate the basis of those claims.  

 

That's not what you asked for.  You asked for the names of diseases.  You can find supportive facts all over the internet or at your library.

 

But I didn't find names of diseases in the articles either, just non-specific references to viral and bacterial infection.  I'd hoped that a backing medical journal article might provide names, or statistics that could be examined more critically, but there were none.  I didn't just come up with a new request because I like being demanding - you are seeing something in those articles that I don't see, and I was hoping I might get at it by pressing for something more substantial. 

 

I'm dropping it - I think this discussion has run its course. 

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Run it's course? I hope not. Now we should decide which item to tackle first and how to go about making some changes. What good comes of just complaining among ourselves? We need to *do* something to make a difference!
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But I didn't find names of diseases in the articles either, just non-specific references to viral and bacterial infection. 

 

Here are the diseases listed in the first article:

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Some studies suggest that infants who are not breastfed have higher rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in the first year of life, and higher rates of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, lymphoma, leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, overweight and obesity, high cholesterol and asthma.

The disease associated with the second article is breast cancer.


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