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The recent advent of new advertising campaigns for infant formulas aimed at the general public via television commercials, newspapers, free formula coupons, and lay periodicals has disrupted a comfortable symbiotic relationship between infant food manufacturers and the medical profession that has endured for more than 50 years. In the late 19th century,(More)
In 1889, the Brooklyn Eagle published a series of sensationalist reports on Dr Mary Amanda Dixon Jones, a leading gynaecological surgeon, painting a picture ofa conniving woman guilty of malpractice and financial and medical fraud. The Citizen, another Brooklyn newspaper, entered the fray in defence of the doctor, depicting her as a paragon of the(More)
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  • Journal of human lactation : official journal of…
  • 1994
In barely more than half a century, between the 1880s and the 1940s, infant feeding practices changed dramatically in the United States. In the nineteenth century, breastfeeding predominated, though alternatives were used in some cases. By the mid-twentieth century, the consensus of health care personnel and the general public supported medically-directed(More)