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2014-04-02 23:30:03

Flood Law Group today announced that they are available to investigate claims of birth defects such as cleft palates or cleft lips that could be related to the use of the prescription drug Topamax during pregnancy. The FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication about use of topiramate (the generic version of Topamax) in 2011. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims on behalf of parents whose children were born...

2014-03-28 23:25:14

“How To Prevent Birth Defects,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com uncovers detailed instructions on how to increase chances of having a healthy baby. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A birth defect is a problem, which happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Almost birth defects happen during the first three months of pregnancy. “How To Prevent Birth Defects,” a new report created by Jacob Dawson on the site HealthReviewCenter.com provides...

2014-03-14 23:27:04

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now accepting claims for parents of children with birth defects that may have been the result of side effects from the drug Paxil. According to the FDA, the risk of birth defects, heart irregularities, may be greater in infants whose mothers have taken Paxil during the first trimester of Pregnancy. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now accepting claims on behalf of any parents of children with...

2014-03-10 12:24:51

Continuing with its social wellness campaign, "Camino al bienestar", the network joins forces with the March of Dimes® to support mom and baby health MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its annual CAMINO AL BIENESTAR campaign, developed to offer information and resources on a specific health topic each month, in March Discovery Familia will promote the importance of early prenatal health care for Hispanic women in the United States....

2014-02-01 23:02:30

Parents can reduce the risk of birth defects through 10 healthy living tips shown from the latest Western Washington Medical Group (WWMG) Infographic. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The leading cause of death in children under the age of one are birth defects. Each year, about 120,000 babies will be born with a birth defect in the U.S. According to a recent infographic on the Western Washington Medical Group Blog, “there are ways to reduce the risks.” The leading preventative...

2014-01-14 23:23:19

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and Women’s Excellence is encouraging all women who are considering conceiving a pregnancy in the near future to schedule an annual visit. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended preconception visits and prenatal care to reduce the incidence of birth defects. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a woman can increase her own chances of having...

2014-01-06 16:25:42

WHITE PLAINS, NY, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Taking a daily multivitamin containing the B vitamin folic acid is one of the best ways to prevent birth defects and an important step toward having a healthy baby, yet only about one-third of women know about it. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO) January 5 - 11 is national Folic Acid Awareness Week, a time when the March of Dimes reminds all women of childbearing age about the important role...

2013-11-14 16:27:25

Board of City Trusts to present one of America's oldest and most prestigious science awards, dedicated to the memory of Benjamin Franklin, at formal ceremony on November 22nd PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three distinguished Philadelphia scientists whose groundbreaking research and innovative surgical and medical practices have benefited thousands of lives throughout the world will be honored this month with the prestigious John Scott Award, one of the top prizes in the...

2013-11-04 16:28:28

Gary M. Shaw, DrPH Receives Agnes Higgins Award BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A researcher who showed that what a woman consumes during pregnancy may increase her baby's risk of developing a birth defect will receive the March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award for outstanding achievements in the field of maternal-fetal nutrition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO) Gary M. Shaw, DrPH, is professor and associate chair for Clinical...

2013-09-19 23:36:03

Latest concerns raised in major media over similarities between medications and lack of drug innovations to treat depression and avoid serious side effects. Meanwhile, Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue offering free consultations to families with children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of SSRIs during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html...