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Study Discounts Formula Feeding-Obesity Link

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Study Discounts Formula Feeding-Obesity Link

Children's Health

Study Discounts Formula Feeding-Obesity Link

Study Discounts Formula Feeding-Obesity Link

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One of the arguments made in favor of breast-feeding is that breast-fed babies are less likely to grow up into obese adults than babies who are formula-fed. But a new study says that's not the case. Dr. Sydney Spiesel, medical columnist for the online magazine Slate, talks to Alex Cohen about the research.