No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say

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A leading U.S. pediatricians’ group at the University of Texas Health Science Center has issued a new warning that no amount of drinking is safe while pregnant. According to a new report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, alcohol use during pregnancy can cause thinking and behavioral problems that last a lifetime. Via MedlinePlus. Posted October 19, 2015.

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Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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