Navigation Links
1 in 13 Pregnant Women Drinks, CDC Says
Date:7/19/2012

l Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

There is no safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy, and alcohol use during pregnancy is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities, the authors of the report noted. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome and other fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, which result in neurological problems and lifelong disabilities in children.

The study authors said pregnant and non-pregnant women of childbearing age who misuse alcohol might benefit from public health interventions such as increased alcohol taxes and limiting the number of alcohol outlets in neighborhoods.

Such efforts might help to achieve the Healthy People 2020 goals of 98.3 percent abstinence from any alcohol use and 100 percent abstinence from binge drinking among pregnant females aged 15 to 44, the researchers suggested.

More information

The March of Dimes has more about the dangers of drinking during pregnancy.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, news release, July 19, 2012


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Standing at Work All Day While Pregnant Linked to Smaller Babies
2. A better way to help high-risk pregnant smokers
3. Blood test for pregnant women could predict risk of having dangerously small babies
4. Many poor pregnant women with HIV go untreated for depression
5. Fewer Stillbirths Among Pregnant Women Vaccinated Against Flu
6. Viewers family background affects how they react to MTV shows 16 and Pregnant, Teen Mom
7. Vitamin C improves lung function in newborns of pregnant smoking women
8. Vitamin C improves pulmonary function in newborns of pregnant smoking women
9. Breathing Smog While Pregnant May Worsen Asthma in Offspring
10. Overweight Pregnant Women at Higher Risk for Complications
11. Stressful Jobs Linked to Heart Woes in Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
1 in 13 Pregnant Women Drinks, CDC Says
(Date:7/6/2015)... ... July 06, 2015 , ... ... $400,000 in grant funds to support a three-year effort to reduce rates of ... will be conducted in partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Prevention Research ...
(Date:7/6/2015)... ... July 06, 2015 , ... Orthopaedic & ... his 100th case using SpineFrontier’s® PedFuse® REmind® Screws. The operation took place on ... VA. The procedure was an L5-S1 posterior lumbar interbody fusion on a 69 ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... July 06, 2015 , ... ... market, is excited to announce the next generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance. ... to now include two network options—Maximum Allowable Charge (MAC) and usual, customary and ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Women’s Excellence in Wellness, powered by Movestrong is ... special consists of 2 months of unlimited classes for just $65. Student ID is ... 1410 South Lapeer Road in Lake Orion. , Women’s Excellence is ...
(Date:7/4/2015)... NY (PRWEB) , ... July 04, 2015 , ... Chronic ... 15% of chronic pain sufferers have pain located in the neck. Another 19% suffer ... the neck. Chiropractic literature suggests that 45% of American workers must deal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Georgia State, Morehouse Partner To Tackle Diabetes, Heart Disease In Atlanta’s Minority Communities 2Health News:100th Outpatient Less Exposure Surgery Procedure Completed by Industry Leading Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Carlson 2Health News:100th Outpatient Less Exposure Surgery Procedure Completed by Industry Leading Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Carlson 3Health News:Security Life Insurance Company of America Launches the Next Generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance Plans 2Health News:New Advancement in Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain 2Health News:New Advancement in Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain 3
... Moms and Babies, Bad for Mercury Fear,Campaign, WASHINGTON, ... for pregnant women, issued this morning by,the National Healthy ... at the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom,made the following ... and mercury swung back in the,direction of common sense. ...
... a departure from,current FDA and EPA guidelines, an ... childbearing age to increase their seafood,consumption, despite the ... other contaminants commonly found in seafood., "It,s ... fish without,mentioning the documented public health risks associated ...
... PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 4 The following is a,statement ... their health information online:, It is encouraging that ... develop personal health record (PHR) products and systems,that people ... we,hope more companies will follow suit. Having ready access ...
... fired for managing diabetes at work but whose ... before House Judiciary,Subcommittee about his experience, ALEXANDRIA, ... reiterated its strong support for the ADA,Restoration Act, ... landmark,1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. On Thursday, the ...
... Psychemedics Corporation,(AMEX: PMD ) today announced that ... Controller. Jennifer will be responsible for all ... the financial analysis and planning,activities necessary for the ... Chairman and CEO. Since 1999, Jennifer has ...
... My Diabetes Connector, provides patients with virtual diabetes health- ... ... The American,Diabetes Association today unveiled a new web-based diabetes tool ... care providers -- to,share and organize important health information to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Consumer Group Statement on Seafood and Health: 'We Told You So' 2Health News:Statement Regarding Microsoft's Announcement of New Services to Help People Store Their Health Information Online 2Health News:American Diabetes Association Urges Congress to Pass ADA Restoration Act, Help End Employment Discrimination Against Americans with Diabetes 2Health News:American Diabetes Association Urges Congress to Pass ADA Restoration Act, Help End Employment Discrimination Against Americans with Diabetes 3Health News:Jennifer Chmieleski Joins Psychemedics Corporation as Top Financial Officer 2Health News:New Diabetes Tool Available on American Diabetes Association Web Site 2Health News:New Diabetes Tool Available on American Diabetes Association Web Site 3Health News:New Diabetes Tool Available on American Diabetes Association Web Site 4
(Date:7/6/2015)... July 6, 2015  Protiviti, a global consulting firm, ... Auditing around the World publication ( www.protiviti.com/iaworld ). ... reported on the evolution of the internal audit profession ... globe as a means to providing senior executives and ... strategic business function. The 2015 edition of ...
(Date:7/6/2015)... -- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX ) announced today ... for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on Wednesday, ... with the release, management will host a conference call ... Interested participants may listen to the call by dialing ... or 719-325-4804 (for international callers) and referencing access code ...
(Date:7/6/2015)... , July 6, 2015 E-QURE Corp ... will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on July 9, 2015. ... LINK: http://tinyurl.com/e-qure-presentation This will ... invited to ask the company questions in real-time - ... association,s "virtual trade booth." If attendees are not able ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Edition of Internal Auditing Around the World from Protiviti Explores Changes and Trends 2Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2015 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2E-QURE Corp to Webcast, Live, at VirtualInvestorConferences.com July 9 2
... ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 17 Terumo Heart, ... European Launch Symposium at the European,Association of ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061027/DEF004LOGO ) (Logo: ... of the European Clinical Trial results for ...
... to enter Phase 2 clinical development, PRINCETON, ... an innovator in the discovery and development of ... a Phase 2a,clinical study of PS433540, the company,s ... and endothelin receptor antagonist,(DARA) that is being developed ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Terumo Heart Reports Summary of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Clinical Trial Results 2Pharmacopeia Initiates Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA) 2Pharmacopeia Initiates Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA) 3Pharmacopeia Initiates Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA) 4Pharmacopeia Initiates Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA) 5
3.2% Tryptone, 2.0% Yeast Extract, 0.5% Sodium Chloride, pH 7.5....
For connection to the bipolar output of electrosurgical generators....
This table has an adjustable height, two legs, and square post. Clamps and standard 1" (2.5 cm) pad included....
... for orthopedic procedures. Molded armrests ... 24" for the surgeon's comfort. ... to any O.R. table. Split ... and stability. Optional post or ...
Medicine Products: