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Environmental group contends SRS radiation hazards are increasing

...than decreasing, as other studies have said; and that "radiosensitive" diseases and deaths ? including infant and fetal deaths, thyroid and lung cancers and leukemia ? exceeded the national average in the five-county area surrounding SRS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-22/environmental-group-contends
Study: Blood pressure drug raises the risk of birth defects

...harmed. The label warned that ACE inhibitors can cause skull deformities, kidney failure, lung problems and even fetal death when taken in the last two-thirds of pregnancy. On the Net: New England Journal of Medicine: www.nejm.org Food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/liv_84509.shtml
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...bifida, anencephaly and encephalocele. The rate of these birth defects declined from 1.89 per 1,000 live births and fetal deaths, to 0.95 per 1,000 after the folic acid supplement program began, Dr. Stevenson reported in Pediatrics, a journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/02/ent_298052.shtml
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A mother opts for pre-birth surgery

...covering the fetus's exposed spinal cord. Despite some serious complications among the early cases -- including one fetal death from infection -- the Vanderbilt team now has the largest number of fetal spina bifida cases of any U.S. hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/23/tec_288687.shtml
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Nicotine's effects on babies called serious

...Slotkin said. And "it tells some cells to die," Dr. Slotkin said. His estimate that nicotine causes up to 100,000 fetal deaths a year raised eyebrows among other doctors. "That's probably an underestimate," said Lawrence Devoe, chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/03/tec_230121.shtml
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Researchers tie deadly condition during pregnancy to cell defect

...underweight and prone to prematurity and other complications. The disease, one of the leading causes of maternal and fetal death, can develop without warning, sometimes within a few hours. Its hallmarks are dangerously high blood pressure and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/12/ent_208165.shtml
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Researchers tie deadly condition during pregnancy to cell defect

...underweight and prone to prematurity and other complications. The disease, one of the leading causes of maternal and fetal death, can develop without warning, sometimes within a few hours. Its hallmarks are dangerously high blood pressure and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/11/ent_208095.shtml
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...Center, was ordered Friday to pay Carol Roland $250,000 for unnecessary surgery and $3 million for the wrongful fetal death. No punitive damages were awarded. Dr. R. Norman Taylor III settled with the family days before the trial was to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/05/met_207786.shtml
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Wildlife, dating-violence bills are on agenda

...stalled in the Senate Education Committee last week. Another bill, H. 3439, requires doctors to send a copy of a fetal death report within 24 hours to a funeral director handling the arrangements, if it's requested. House budget writers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/01/met_513108.shtml
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FDA approves potent hepatitis C drug

...medicine fully clears their bodies, the FDA said. In pregnant women, Rebetron can cause serious birth defects and even fetal death, the agency warned. But the FDA also warned male Rebetron patients to practice birth control as well, in case the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/04/tec_230190.shtml
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