The Ministry of Health building, Beirut, Lebanon.
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The Health Ministry released a statement Thursday debunking a story released by An-Nahar newspaper on potential toxins found in the breast milk of Lebanese mothers.According to the ministry's statement, the English version of one of the studies cited by the article actually sheds light on the benefits of breastfeeding, something both the ministry and the study claim to be "beneficial to both the mother and child". The statement stressed that breast milk from Lebanese mothers has been found to be safe for infants to drink.
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