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Zika Worries Mothers In Columbia Over The Future Of Babies Exposed To The Virus

Zika is a worrisome disease for many pregnant women, especially in Brazil, but in Columbia the disease is impacting expectant and new mothers in a different way. The mosquito borne illness has affected the fetuses of expectant mothers in Brazil on an astounding level. Hundreds of babies have been born with microcephaly, or abnormally small heads which will affect the ...

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Low Birth Weight Babies More Than Three Times As Likely To Have These Devastating Problems

Unfortunately, researchers have discovered that premature and low birth-weight infants are at risk for even more lifelong problems than previously known. It has already been well established that they may suffer from developmental delays, lung problems, cerebrovascular bleeds, and retinal detachments. But more potential problems have emerged that may cause the stress of dealing with these other issues much harder. ...

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