Birth-Defect Risk Looms As Many Child-Bearing Age Women Take Opioids For Pain | CommonHealth

January 22, 2015 7:40 PM

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Birth-Defect Risk Looms As Many Child-Bearing Age Women Take Opioids For Pain | CommonHealth

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“Taking opioid medications early in pregnancy can cause birth defects and serious problems for the infant and the mother,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.

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