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Researchers report widespread use of medications among pregnant women

- By 2008, about 50 percent of women reported taking at least one prescription medication

Public release date: 25-Apr-2011

(Boston) – Researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Harvard School of Public Health, have reported widespread and increasing medication use among pregnant women. 499 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

RT: Doctors unsure what's behind dramatic increase in birth defects in rural Washington

Published time: February 17, 2014 20:12

AFP Photo / Tim Sloan

As state and federal officials document the alarming rise of deadly birth defects in rural Washington, health experts are at a loss when it comes to pinpointing the source of the problem. 642 more words