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12-05-2013

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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07-16-2013

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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06-12-2013

Fetal Alcohol Forum

United Kingdom- The Fetal Alcohol Forum, published by the National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome-UK, is an international medical e-network devoted to to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The National Organisation for Foetal* Alcohol Syndrome UK (NOFAS-UK) is dedicated to supporting people affected by foetal alcohol ...

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05-21-2013

Vermont Department of Health - Health Advisory

 VT- The Vermont Department of Health is launching an informational outreach campaign called '049'. This campaign is designed to inform women of childbearing age and encourage health care providers to advise their patients about '049': to drink zero alcohol while trying to become pregnant, and throughout nine months of pregnancy. ...

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