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Author: Ritsuko. Kakuma
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: systematic, review, breastfeeding, exclusive, duration, optimal
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 2002-01
ISBN-10: 9241595647
ISBN-13: 9789241595643

The longstanding debate over the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding has centered on the so-called "weanling's dilemma" in developing countries: the choice between the known protective effect of exclusive breastfeeding against infectious morbidity and the (theoretical) insufficiency of breast milk alone to satisfy the infant's energy and micronutrient requirements beyond 4 months of age. The primary objective of this review is to assess the effects on child health, growth, and development, and on maternal health, of exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months vs exclusive breastfeeding for 3-
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Author: Steven J. Sebastian
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: system, costs, annuities, survivors, pensions, judicial, federal
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2009-03
ISBN-10: 1437910122
ISBN-13: 9781437910124

The Judicial Survivors¿ Annuities System (JSAS) was created in 1956 to provide financial security for the families of deceased fed. judges. It provides benefits to eligible spouses and dependent children of judges who elect coverage within 6 months of taking office, 6 months after getting married, 6 months after being elevated to a higher court, or during an open season authorized by statute. Active and senior judges currently contribute 2.2% of their salaries to JSAS, and retired judges contribute 3.5% of their retirement salaries to JSAS. This report reviews JSAS costs to determine whether
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Author: Mark Nord
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: selection, effect, untangling, insecurity, decrease, food, snap
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1437925103
ISBN-13: 9781437925104

Self-selection by more food-needy households into the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called the Food Stamp Program) makes it difficult to observe positive effects of the program in survey data. This study investigates self-selection and ameliorative program effects by examining households¿ food security month by month for several months prior to initial receipt of SNAP benefits and for several months after joining the program. Food security is observed to deteriorate in the 6 months prior to beginning to receive SNAP benefits and to improve shortly after. The result
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Author: Nathaniel Bishop
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: sneak, months, four
Number of Pages: 362
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1429020067
ISBN-13: 9781429020060
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Author: E Gould Buffum
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: mines, gold, months, six
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 2010-10-21
ISBN-10: 1429045469
ISBN-13: 9781429045469
5532

Author: Edward Dicey
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: states, federal, months, six
Number of Pages: 342
Published: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 1429015489
ISBN-13: 9781429015486
10501

Author: George Furber
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: volunteer, months, twelve
Number of Pages: 652
Published: 2009-10-08
ISBN-10: 1429020970
ISBN-13: 9781429020978
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