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Week in Review: Flu Shots, Fertility, and Folic Acid

Posted by Lara Salahi February 22, 2013 10:56 AM

A roundup of this week’s pregnancy-related scientific research and news:

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Ways Pregnant Women Can Protect Against The Flu

Posted by Lara Salahi January 9, 2013 11:41 AM

Pregnant women fall into the category of people considered the most vulnerable for catching the flu. A weaker immune system puts pregnant women at higher risk for more severe illness as well as birth complications. But experts say there’s no need to panic since there are many ways to protect against the flu.

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Lara Salahi is an award-winning multimedia journalist whose specialty is reporting health and medical stories. She has worked in local, network, and cable television, international print, and documentary film. She More »

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