2014 Articles

Emory MSACD Cinema Ad
Emory - 10/1/2014
Emory MSACD is proud to show this Cinema Ad in five theaters throughout Georgia for the month of October. 

Are Medications and Breast Milk Compatible?
Emory/MotherToBaby - 7/9/2014
One day in early June I received a frantic call from a woman who had first called Georgia’s Poison Control Center worried about the agent used to treat her varicose veins. She thought that she did the right thing by postponing her treatment until after she gave birth, but now was concerned about breastfeeding her newborn.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Heart Defects may be Caused by Altered Function, not Structure
Emory - 5/20/2014
Researchers at Case Western University have recently published a research study examining the embryotic development of quail eggs and how prenatal alcohol exposure affects heart formation during the critical stages of development.

Kids' Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Mistaken For ADHD, Due To Misassignment Of Mental Age
Medical Daily - 4/29/2014
Though still high, the prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among American kids may be overstated by confusion with fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) — a broad diagnosis describing the effects of maternal drinking during pregnancy.

Alcohol in Pregnancy Causes Children to have Impaired Social Skills
Emory - 3/28/2014
Researchers at the Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior within the University of California, Los Angeles have recently published an article that examines how social skills are manifested uniquely in children exposed to alcohol prenatally.