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October 12, 2005

OTC Drug Use Common Among Pregnant Women

Doctors nationwide regularly recommend that, when needed, their pregnant patients take such drugs as Tylenol, Robitussin and antihistamines for everything from the common cold to back pain to sleeplessness. But the study concludes that these medicines and others need to be studied a lot more before they can be considered safe for mother and fetus. (Washington Post)

Posted by news editor at 03:55 PM

October 06, 2005

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Expecting

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise are expecting a baby.

Holmes' pregnancy was reported yesterday by People magazine. The two became engaged in June. (Seattle Times)

Posted by news editor at 12:51 PM