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Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »

Women nearly as ‘distressed’ as men over compulsive sexual urges and behaviour, study finds

A significant proportion of the population is grappling with a new and controversial disorder: compulsive sexual behaviour, a new study has found. And it’s not just men, as a surprising number of women say they have trouble controlling their sexual urges. Of 2,325 U.S. adults surveyed, 10 per cent of men and seven per cent… Read More »

Kansans safely dispose of nearly 15000 pounds of medicine

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says state residents safely disposed of more than seven tons of unused and unwanted medicines during last Saturday’s National Drug Take-Back Day. Kansas law enforcement officers collected 14,860 pounds of medicines at 98 locations throughout the state. Schmidt says safe storage and proper disposal of drugs prevent misuse of prescription… Read More »