Next Gen Troubles from Smoking Moms

Article posted on Daily Rx News on May 20, 2013 Gestational diabetes and obesity risks higher in women exposed to tobacco in utero Smoking is a known health hazard for pregnancies. But being exposed to smoke in utero may follow a baby girl into her own pregnancy when she grows up.…

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My Medical ID Can Mean the Difference Between Life and Death

The post is part of the series “Life Stories” where we asked our customers to tell us their stories on why they wear a medical ID. My Medical ID Can Mean the Difference Between Life and Death I’m a mother of three with a 15 year old and twin girls…

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Exposure to Fire Retardants During Pregnancy Linked to Hyperactivity, Lower IQ in Kids

Post By MICHELLE CASTILLO from CBS NEWS. Originally published May 6, 2013, 11:45 AM. To view the original article, click here. Fire retardant chemicals that are supposed to protect children may actually cause intelligence and behavioral problems in young kids. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are chemicals that have been used to lower the…

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