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Pregnancy and alcohol are not worth the risk. No amount of alcohol has been proven safe during pregnancy.


International FASD Awareness Day

September 9th is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day. 

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AAP FASD Webinar Series

In order to raise awareness of primary care clinicians regarding the diagnosis and treatment of FASD, the American Academy of Pediatrics is offering a series of four 30-minute webinars.  The series starts July 16, 2014 and continues through August 27, 2014.  Below is a synopsis of the events provided by the AAP as well as the ...

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SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence Webinar Now Available

On September 9, 2013, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's FASD Center for Excellence hosted an informative Webinar to commemorate International FASD Awareness Day.  Presenters on this Webinar included Dr. Susan Astley from the University of Washington, Dr. Margaret Ellen Mattson from SAMHSA's Center ...

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Grant Awarded to Research FASD Genetic Markers

Winnipeg, Canada- Over a million dollars in grant funding has been awarded to the University of Manitoba to research genetic markers for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. The goal of the research is to create an easy and inexpensive blood test that could inform healthcare professionals and families if a newborn is living with ...

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