Latest Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Stories

2010-03-22 07:00:00

California Charge for Harm Bill will Create Jobs and Impose a New Alcohol-Related Harm Mitigation Fee on Big Alcohol SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What: News Conference and Rally When: March 23, 2010 11:00 a.m. Where: California State Capitol Building, East Side (Facing 12th and Capitol Ave.) Who: Partial list of participants... -- Assembly Member Jim Beall (D-San Jose) -- Bruce Lee Livingston,...

2009-11-20 12:29:07

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) have a number of cognitive deficits, but mathematical ability seems particularly damaged.

2009-09-28 10:05:00

*Immediate Media Interview Availability* WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the nation's leading preventable cause of mental retardation, will be front and center when the Supreme Court opens its new term this week.

2009-09-08 13:17:00

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Week is Sept. 8-14 LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health today reminded women about the serious implications of drinking while pregnant.

2009-09-04 15:00:00

Doctors still telling women they can drink Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day September 9 marked by Illinois Forum and new brochure CHICAGO, Sept.

2009-08-04 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking alcohol while pregnant increases the chances that a child will have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

2009-07-21 10:06:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, St. Paul, MN announces that it has been awarded the Charities Review Council "Meets All Standards" Seal indicating that it meets all sixteen of its Accountability Standards.

2009-07-21 08:03:49

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have significantly weakened social cognition and emotion-processing abilities, according to a study that is the first to compare cognitive factors and social behavior in children with FASD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

2009-07-17 08:02:44

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have a high risk of psychiatric problems, particularly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder, or both.

2009-04-06 07:50:48

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) cause malformations in babies, including facial defects, short stature, and mental and behavioral abnormalities.

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