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Workplace exposure to organic solvents linked to heart defects at birth

27 JUL 2012

Study backs up previous research findings

Workplace exposure to organic solvents is linked to several types of heart defects at birth, indicates research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 497 more words

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Good News Fridays: Pig The Unusual Dog

Dogs come in all shapes and sizes, but one dog is very different, and is from Alabama!  Pig The Unusual Dog is a female mixed-breed dog born with the birth defect “short spine syndrome.”  Even with the disability, this dog still does average things any other dog would do. 378 more words


lithium and pregnancy

In this prospective, observational comparative cohort study, 183 lithium-exposed pregnancies were followed up by the Israeli Teratology Information Service. First-trimester lithium exposure was associated with an increased risk (adjusted odds ratio=4.75 ) of… 1,772 more words