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Danger for the Unborn

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The director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism wants the government to warn pregnant women that more than two drinks a day, or a total of about three ounces of whiskey, may harm their unborn children.

Dr. Ernest P. Noble said he reached that decision on the basis of a finding by a panel of 40 experts that human and animal evidence shows excessive alcohol consumption... Login to read more
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