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32,019 women completed a questionnaire on alcohol use at their first antenatal visit; thereafter they were followed to assess the incidence of spontaneous abortions. 51.7% reported drinking no alcohol in early pregnancy; 44.7% had less than 1 drink daily; and 2.4, 0.4, and 0.1% had an average of 1-2, 3-5, or more than 6 drinks respectively. Life-table(More)
A revolution in health care has taken place during the past decade in the United States. The revolution was ignited by skyrocketing health care costs 1 and fueled by the widespread public sentiment that the high cost of health care was the most important problem in the health care industry. 2 The health insurance industry and providers responded to the(More)
I n the Spring 1991 issue of The Future of Children on Drug-Exposed Infants, based on the best available evidence, it was estimated that between 2% and 3% of newborns may be cocaine-exposed and between 3% and 12% may be marijuana-exposed while in the womb. 1 Three new statewide surveys and two large surveys have since been completed. 2–6 These new studies(More)
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