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Reuters reports on a study in JAMA Psychiatry that has found a correlation between maternal smoking during pregnancy and later behavioral outcomes in children. The study compiled data from the United States, the UK, and New Zealand and also looked at adoptive versus biological mothers,  to "tease out the...
Reuters reports that a study in The American Journal of Epidemiology has found a link between maternal use of decongestants during pregnancy and possible birth defects in the child. Previous studies found connections between first trimester use of phenylephrine and endocardial cushion defect, as well as...
An article in The New York Times reports that a federal judge "blocked enforcement of North Dakota’s recently enacted ban on most abortions, calling it 'invalid and unconstitutional.'" The state's law, which was set to take effect August 1, would have barred "the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is...