Stories tagged with: fetal alcohol syndrome

August 31, 2010 - 4:45pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

A syndrome causing mental and behavioral challenges among infants is highly preventable, but affecting thousands yearly, which is why Governor Ted Strickland is declaring a day of awareness.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome affects nearly 40,000 infants yearly, causing mental, behavioral, and physical challenges. September 9 (09/09) is being declared Fetal Alcohol Awareness Day to commemorate the 'nine months' of a woman's pregnancy. Nationally, the day has been set aside since 1999, and in...

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