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He stumbled on a hidden epidemic of brain damage. The culprit? Alcohol

He stumbled on a hidden epidemic of brain damage. The culprit? Alcohol
Psychiatrist Dr Carl Bell, who specializes in treatment and diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, in his office at Jackson Park Hospital, on Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Chicago, IL (James Bernal for the STAT) CHICAGO — The agitated mom had three kids in foster care and she wanted themRead more

ACOG Video: FASD Prevention: Promoting Screening & Brief Intervention

ACOG Video: FASD Prevention: Promoting Screening & Brief Intervention
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are the full spectrum of birth defects caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. One prevention challenge is that women receive mixed messages regarding the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy. Screening and providing intervention services is essential to reduce the risk of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy andRead more

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A blood test on expectant mothers may help identify infants at risk for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), according to a new study. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders occur when women drink large amounts of alcohol during pregnancy. The condition can affect a child's development and cause long-lasting physical and mentalRead more

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