Johann Hari: There is a smart drug – it’s called breast milk

This article was written by Johann Hari for The Independent in 2008 and is transcribed below. Imagine if today, scientists discovered a drug that could save 13 per cent of all the babies who currently die. Now imagine that drug also made your baby cleverer – and dramatically slashed her chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, leukaemia, asthma or obesity as an adult. Oh: and imagine it was free. The…

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