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Lower Birth Weight Associated with Proximity of Mother’s Home to Gas Wells

PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2015 – Pregnant women living close to a high density of natural gas wells drilled with hydraulic fracturing were more likely to have babies with lower birth weights than women living farther from such wells, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis of southwestern Pennsylvania birth records. […]

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Low Vitamin D Levels Early in Pregnancy Associated with Lower Birth Weights, Pitt Research Finds

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19, 2012 – Women deficient in vitamin D early in their pregnancies are more likely to deliver babies with lower birth weights, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health research reveals.   The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will be reported in the January print edition of the Journal […]

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