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Breast-Feeding and Breast Cancer

Could Nursing Reduce the Chances of Breast Cancer in Moms?

While the debate over whether breast-feeding leads to smarter and skinnier children continues, the list of perks for mamas grows. Women claim it helps with everything from shedding the postpartum pounds to cutting the budget. A new report claims that women with a family history of breast cancer can reduce their risk by nursing. Take our quiz to learn more about the link that's been discovered.

According to the new research, how much does nursing cut the risk of breast cancer in high-risk women?

36 percent
48 percent
59 percent
64 percent
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