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The UK government is raising the alarm about flame retardants in breast milk, but the benefits of breastfeeding still outweigh any risks

The UK Parliament’s environmental audit committee recently warned about the presence of flame retardants in furniture, among other household products. In a statement, committee chair Mary Creagh said UK mothers had “some of the world’s highest concentrations of flame retardants” in their breast milk. But there’s little evidence to substantiate […]
The UK government is raising the alarm about flame retardants in breast milk, but the benefits of breastfeeding still outweigh any risks
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The company behind ‘Fortnite’ told UK lawmakers that the game isn’t addictive, after Prince Harry said it was ‘irresponsible’ and should be banned

Epic Games defended the business model of its hit game “Fortnite” during a hearing with UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. “Fortnite” is a free-to-play game with more than 250 million registered players, and that earned an estimates $US2.4 billion-plus through microtransactions in 2018. Committee members questioned whether […]
The company behind ‘Fortnite’ told UK lawmakers that the game isn’t addictive, after Prince Harry said it was ‘irresponsible’ and should be banned
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