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Women falling short on birth defect prevention

(HealthDay)—Only a third of women are taking a multivitamin containing folic acid—a nutrient known to prevent serious birth defects—before they know they're pregnant, a new survey has found.

Oct 13, 2017
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Researchers uncover new congenital heart disease genes

Approximately one in every 100 babies is born with congenital heart disease (CHD), and CHD remains the leading cause of mortality from birth defects. Although advancements in surgery and care have improved rates of survival ...

Oct 09, 2017
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