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Drinking rates among pregnant women still too high

Most people know that drinking alcohol during pregnancy poses a health risk to the unborn child. But one in 10 pregnant women in the United States still consumes alcohol, and slightly more than 3 percent of pregnant women admitted that … Continue reading

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More evidence: drinking and pregnancy don’t mix

Although drinking during pregnancy has long been considered taboo, new research suggests that as many as one in 20 U.S. children may have health or behavioral problems related to alcohol exposure before birth. The study, reported in the November print … Continue reading

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