Does Breastfeeding Result in Smarter Kids?

From Healthcare Triage.

A recent study conducted in the United Kingdom claims that breastfeeding makes for smarter kids when they reach the ripe old age of 16. If I had to guess, I’d guess that you were thinking, “So what, don’t we already know that kids are smarter if they’re breastfed?”

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