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Baby formula poses higher arsenic risk to newborns than breast milk, Dartmouth study shows

In the first U.S. study of urinary arsenic in babies, researchers found that formula-fed infants had higher than breast-fed infants, and that breast milk itself contained very low .

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In the first US study of urinary arsenic in babies, College researchers found that formula-fed infants had higher arsenic levels than breast-fed infants, and that breast milk itself contained very low arsenic concentrations.
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The study was supported by grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the EPA.

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