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  • Moderate Tea Drinking May Reduce CAC Scores, CV Events: MESAUsually studies look at tea or coffee and either coronary calcium or outcomes, but this looks at all in the same cohort, "which is helpful to establish more than just a casual relationship," say researchers.
  • Nutritional Deficits in Babies After Maternal Gastric BypassA maternal gastric-bypass procedure prior to pregnancy increases the risk of the baby being born small for gestational age and having nutritional deficiencies, despite supplementation in the mother.
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