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February 28, 2005

Mercury Damage to Babies

"Lower IQ levels linked to mercury exposure in the womb costs the United States $8.7 billion a year in lost earnings potential."

Posted by news editor at 02:56 PM

February 16, 2005

Pollution is Linked to Fetal Harm

"Exposure to air pollution, even in the womb, may be linked to genetic changes associated with an increased risk of cancer."

Posted by news editor at 08:32 AM

February 07, 2005

Doctors Urge Longer Breast-Feeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued an updated statement on breast-feeding in an effort to get more women to practice it longer for the benefit of infant and mother.

Posted by news editor at 08:34 AM