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The Globe and Mail: Study Suggests Link Between Occupation and Birth Defects
January 8, 2010, 11:17 am
Filed under: News

Women in certain professions face a high risk of having children with physical problems, research shows

From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail
Published on Monday, Dec. 21, 2009 9:08PM EST
 
People who make their life’s work understanding birth defects are among a group of women who face a high risk of giving birth to babies with physical problems, according to a study released Tuesday.

The study published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests that women working as biological and chemical scientists and pharmacists face an increased risk of giving birth to children with such defects as gastrointestinal, spinal and heart malformations compared to women in other occupations.

Read further at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/science/study-suggests-link-between-occupation-and-birth-defects/article1408244/

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