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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

Painkillers prescribed to preg

Painkillers prescribed to pregnant women despite risks

Around one in seven pregnant women in the United States is prescribed a narcotic painkiller with documented risks of causing birth defects. According to the CDC, opioid painkillers including codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone are linked to birth defects including incomplete development of the Read More...