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DAD POWER

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

Literally. A new study from Binghamton University found that new dads whose babies looked like them spent more time with them and—here’s the important part—the babies were healthier at 12 months than infants who didn’t resemble their fathers. These were nonresident dads, so part of the effect is probably due to the extra certainty the baby is theirs. More research is needed to tell if the health benefits for the child extend to cohabitating families, but the

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