Tipsy Rats and Primates Endanger Their Offspring

A long held myth that the third trimester of pregnancy was a "safe" time for the expectant mother to use alcohol or illicit substances is being shattered. Many potentially devastating effects of alcohol are fairly well-understood. Researchers have examined the effects of ethanol and saline exposure in pregnant rats during various times of nerve development…

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Maternal Choices Made Today Linked to Psychotic Symptoms Years Later

We all know the choices we make impact ourselves for good or bad. If we choose to ignore the importance of exercise for our health we will suffer the consequences of inactivity--lower our quality of life and probably shorten it as well.But what about the impact our choices have on others? Texting on a cell…

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