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Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

50,000 women whose sisters had breast cancer needed for nationwide study

50,000 women whose sisters had breast cancer needed for nationwide study

32-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy baby 7 years after banking her ovarian tissue before starting chemotherapy

32-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy baby 7 years after banking her ovarian tissue before starting chemotherapy

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child

24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems

Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems

Link between mother’s stress levels during pregnancy and the effect on the brain of her unborn baby

Link between mother’s stress levels during pregnancy and the effect on the brain of her unborn baby

Fathers' occupational exposures may play an important role in the development of birth defects

Fathers' occupational exposures may play an important role in the development of birth defects

40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid

40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus

Urgent measures need to be taken to protect the public from contaminated blood transfusions

Urgent measures need to be taken to protect the public from contaminated blood transfusions

Total abstinence is the only way to protect the unborn baby against Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Total abstinence is the only way to protect the unborn baby against Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Boys generally at greater risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Boys generally at greater risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Full-term infants born to nonsmoking women living within two miles of the WTC weighed significantly less

Full-term infants born to nonsmoking women living within two miles of the WTC weighed significantly less

Babies born to cocaine users fared better when cared for by people who were not their parents

Babies born to cocaine users fared better when cared for by people who were not their parents