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Study Has Potentially Worrisome News About Antimicrobials And Pregnancy

Uh-oh. It may be time to add two more chemicals to the list of things for pregnant women to avoid.

08/18/2014

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The Risks Of Accutane

The reason that accutane is left as a last resort is because it is a very potent but potentially dangerous drug.

07/08/2014

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FDA ‘I Pledge’ Program

Accutane can cause severe birth defects in babies of women who take it while pregnant. That is why the FDA “I Pledge” program has been established.

07/16/2013

Legal Boundaries Of Marrying A Relative

What does the law say about marrying a relative?

05/30/2013

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Father’s Age Linked To Baby’s Health

There was an interesting study last week which showed a link between autism and the age of the father when the baby is conceived.

08/27/2012

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Pregnancy And Medications

Doctors need to ask all women of childbearing age if they might be pregnant before prescribing medications. That’s because some are safe during pregnancy but others are not.

08/22/2012

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Seattle Family Visits a NJ Hospital To Promote Healthy-Birth Research

The family of a young boy who spent the first month of his life in a neonatal unit visited the Virtua Hospital in Voorhees, NJ on Friday to promote awareness about premature births.

03/16/2012

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Courageous New Jersey Teen Shines

A Moorestown teenager who has battled an incurable and rare disease since her birth makes it her life’s work to help others.

12/22/2011

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See A Doctor Before Getting Pregnant

If you are considering getting pregnant, you should see an obstetrician as soon as you can.

03/10/2011

Microcephaly – A Small Head

Microcephaly, or a small head circumference, is often associated with problems during brain development and may cause severe disabilities.

10/05/2010

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