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Why no amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy

Fox Atlanta on Drinking during pregnancy ATLANTA – It’s a message now crystal clear: if you’re pregnant, or trying to get pregnant, don’t drink alcohol.   But there is still resistance that alcohol is dangerous, says Dr. Claire Coles, Ph.D, a professor of psychiatry and Director of Emory’s Neurobehavior and Exposure Clinic.   “I think some people do...

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National Award given to Sr. Suzette Fisher for work in FASD field

The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) awarded Sr. Suzette Fisher, SND, their first affiliate Circle of Excellence Award in Washington DC recently. Sr. Suzette is a co-founder of Double ARC and currently is Director of Client Services for the nonprofit organization which is sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Notre Dame.  She received the award for...

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WTOL Guest Editorial on FASD

The leading preventable cause of birth defects and neurodevelopmental disabilities in the US is prenatal alcohol exposure, or women drinking during pregnancy. Here is an Guest Editorial by Janet Bosserman WTOL Guest Editorial