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Opioid Prescriptions May Put Unborn Children at Risk, CDC Warns
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January 22nd, 2015
Many U.S. women who are in their childbearing years are prescribed opioid painkillers, powerful medications that can cause birth defects, a new study finds.
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Prehistoric Grave May Be Earliest Example of Death During Childbirth
mother and twins skeletons
February 4th, 2015
The burial may represent the oldest confirmed evidence of twins in history and one of the earliest examples of death during childbirth.
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