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Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »

Unsecured portal causes breach for nearly 70,000

An error by a business associate working with Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, Mo., has resulted in potential breach of records of 67,493 patients. The business associate’s Internet-facing portal, which contained electronic images of protected health information (PHI) was improperly secured and may have enabled unauthorized persons to access the records. After the error was… Read More »