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Study links some antibiotic use to cerebral palsy

The Reuters news service is reporting that a once-used practice of giving antibiotics to some women at risk of premature birth may have increased the odds their children will develop cerebral palsy and other problems. Speak rip Autumn film This Is England psp Run for the Money Ronin video Two Lovers download Batman & Robin movie The report references a  study published in the journal Lancet, which looked at women at risk of premature labor who had no signs of infection. Doctors now recommend antibiotics only for women whose waters have broken prematurely or have an obvious infection. The findings reaffirm that doctors should not use antibiotics for premature labor when the mother’s water is intact and if there is no infection, said researchers at the University of Leicester who commissioned the study. The Lost ipod One startling finding, for women whose water did not break and who got two…
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AAJ’s Ten Worst Insurance Companies

            The American Association for Justice (AAJ) conducted an extensive investigation to determine the worst insurance companies in America. These include homeowners and auto insurers, health insurers, life insurers, and disability insurers.              According to AAJ, Allstate is placed at the top of the worst insurance provider list; this is largely due to the fact that their primary mission is to “earn a return for the shareholders.” As a senior executive at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) said, “The bottom line is that insurance companies make money when they don’t pay claims.” Allstate even goes so far as to distribute corporate training manuals explaining how to avoid payments, and portable refrigerators are awarded to the adjusters who deny the most claims. Former employees have called Allstate’s approach to claims the “three D’s”: deny, delay, and defend.              The top 10 list produced by AAJ, includes the following insurance companies:                              Profits                          Assets…
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Premature birth raises risk of disability, cerebral palsy

Scoop release A study conducted in Norway and published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicate children born prematurely suffer increased risks of mental, social and physical impairments, including cerebral palsy. Lawyers are able to help a family seek compensation for the care of a child after birth trauma, but it is just as important that families be aware of risk factors. High Plains Drifter full movie Of the babies within the most preterm category, the risk of cerebral palsy increased over time, reflecting higher rates of survival among these vulnerable infants. Overall, 6 percent of those born between 28 and 30 weeks and 9 percent of those born between 23 and 27 weeks had cerebral palsy, a statistically significant difference compared with full-term births. Shadow Puppets film Cassandra’s Dream full movie buy Anastasia Before the Devil Knows Youre Dead download Knife Edge rip Dr. Dag Moster, lead author…
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Birth Trauma

1 in 200 babies is born with some form of birth injury, and many of these cases may have been caused by medical negligence. Extreme care must be taken by health professionals when delivering a newborn child. Birth injuries can be the result of mishandling during or before the birthing process. Because of the soft skull and brain tissue, an infants head can be very easily injured. Some of the common birth injuries include Cerebral Palsy and Erbs Palsy also called Brachial Plexus Injury or Shoulder Dystocia. The C-Section or Cesearean birth process is used in situations where the birth process is not happening naturally or where the baby is not being born head first. If the doctor opts not to use a C-Section, in spite of potential complications and the child is injured there may be a legal claim. The Level download The Soloist buy Rock-A-Doodle trailer White Heat dvdrip…
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Study Examines Effects of Epilepsy Medications on Pregnant Women

According to MSNBC, women with epilepsy face a difficult decision when they decide to have children, as they either must their medicine to prevent a seizure or they risk hurting the fetus. A new study from researches at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that children of mothers receiving polytherapy – a combination of epilepsy drugs – had 3 times greater odds of not finishing school. The study examined 1,235 children born to mothers with epilepsy between 1973 and 1986. Children of mothers who were only taking a single medication did not seem to be as effected and were able to complete school just like their peers, although they were less likely to pass classes with excellence. Doctors not involved with the study claim it is important for mothers to know that they are able to have normal kids. Childbearing is an important consideration for women with epilepsy, as drugs…
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Nation gets a "D" in new March of Dimes report

Our country is failing hundreds of thousands of its youngest citizens on the day they are born, according to the March of Dimes. Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy hd In the first of what will be an annual Premature Birth Report Card, the nation received a “D” and not a single state earned an “A,” when the March of Dimes compared actual preterm birth rates to the national Healthy People 2010 objective. The only state to earn a “B” was Vermont.  Eight others earned a “C,” 23 states earned a “D,” and 18 states, including Texas, plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia got failing grades of “F.” War Wolves video The National Healthy People 2010 preterm birth objective is to lower the rate to 7.6 percent of all live births.  Latest available data (2005) show that the national preterm birth rate is 12.7 percent. In Texas, the…
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