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Opioid Exposure During Pregnancy, Long-Term Effects on Children’s Development

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014.  Studies of opioid exposure in pregnancy suggest increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes including stillbirth, low birth weight,… Read More »

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria during trip to Maryland beach, mom says

A boy became infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach last week, his mother has confirmed. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that the boy developed the infection after swimming near Ocean City. In a Facebook post on June 29 the boy’s mother, Brittany Carey, explained that the day after her son… Read More »

Benzodiazepine During Early Pregnancy and Risk of Miscarriage

Many women who come to our clinic with questions regarding the use of medications during pregnancy suffer from some type of anxiety disorder.  Most of those women benefit from treatment with an SSRI or SNRI antidepressant; however, there are a significant number of women who either do not experience complete symptom resolution with or cannot… Read More »