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Opinion: COVID-19 pandemic shows why infant formula donations are dangerous and how breastfeeding protects infants

When emergencies occur, including in the current COVID-19 pandemic, people want to help mothers and babies. Sometimes they respond by making donations of infant formula.

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Opinion: Don’t know what day it is or who said what at the last meeting? Blame the coronavirus

We are all living through a major historical event, a once-in-a-century pandemic that has radically changed how we work, learn, travel, socialise and spend our free time.

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New research explores stress of unaffordable and insecure housing on older renters

With the number of older Australians who rent projected to increase over the next decade, a new report calls for urgent action to address rental affordability and security on a national scale.

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State-wide campaign helps students stress less at university

Western has teamed up with WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW in developing a state-wide campaign to help students manage their stress.

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Expert: U.S guidelines confirm Australian parents may be introducing unhealthy foods too early

New infant feeding guidelines released by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in the United States provide further evidence that Australian parents may be introducing foods to their children too early.

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Expert: COVID-19 has prompted a return to breastfeeding

An expert in infant feeding during emergencies has highlighted the impact of COVID-19 on new mums, who are placing increasing importance on breastfeeding during the pandemic.

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