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This Serious Birth Defect Is On Rise In The U.S.
By Kimberly Leonard, U.S. News & World Report
In babies born with gastroschisis, the intestines hang out of the body near the newborn's belly button.
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El Salvador Urges Women To Delay Pregnancy Until 2018 Over Zika Fears
Over 5,000 people have tested positive for Zika virus, including 96 pregnant women.
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4 Facts About The First U.S. Baby Born With Zika Virus Defects
By AUDREY McAVOY, AP
There is no risk the virus will spread in Hawaii from this case.
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Pregnant Women Shouldn't Travel To Countries With Zika Virus, CDC Says
The mosquito-borne illness may cause birth defects that include a small head and developmental problems.
Too Many Babies Are Born With Heart Defects; Simple Test Helps Diagnosis
CEO, American Heart Association
This week, as part of American Heart Month, we are drawing more attention to congenital heart defects. From Feb. 7-14, we commemorate Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week, offering a wonderful platform to discuss the subject and the way state lawmakers can help.
Appeal to Action: Appalachian Leaders Launch Mountaintop Removal Moratorium Now Campaign
Hailing a new study on birth defects related to mountaintop removal mining, leaders have issued a new appeal to Appalachian and national civil rights and environmental organizations to demand a moratorium until the government can effectively mitigate a spiraling humanitarian crisis.
Sheila Radziewicz Overcomes TAR Syndrome To Earn Black Belt
Right from the start, Sheila Radziewicz was a miracle baby. The girl born 32 years ago with a genetic disorder -- without
Health News You Won't Read About in the New York Times
Professor, researcher, writer, filmmaker
Here's a forgotten chapter from pharmaceutical history. The acne drug, Accutane, manufactured by Roche Pharmaceuticals, has been associated with hundreds of birth defects.
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