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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: How Prevalent Is It?

March 15, 2011 9:27 a.m.

There are few things more dangerous to a fetus than alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is one of the leading causes of birth defects.
Babies who are born with fetal alcohol syndrome have physical abnormalities and face a lifetime of learning and behavioral problems. Surprisingly, doctors don't know how prevalent the condition is.

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