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In the News

What's happening in FASD news? Stay current with our regularly updated news section from local, domestic, and international sources. A wide range of topics related to FASD are covered, including research, prevention, legislation, advocacy and more.

Mobile community justice centre proposed to help address FASD in Kimberley, WA Exit Disclaimer Graphic
ABC News (Australia), August 13, 2015

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: Report finds inconsistency in information for expectant mothers Exit Disclaimer Graphic
ABC News (Australia), August 12, 2015

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder mislabelled, more widespread in WA than thought, researcher says Exit Disclaimer Graphic
ABC News (Australia), August 12, 2015

Raising the alarm – there is no safe amount of alcohol a mother can consume Exit Disclaimer Graphic
The Spectrum, August 10, 2015

Pregnancy Coaster Campaign in Grey-Bruce Exit Disclaimer Graphic
The Bayshore Broadcasting (Canada), August 9, 2015

Drinking Around The Time Of Conception Increases A Baby's Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Later Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Medical Daily, July 31, 2015

Government of Canada Announces Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Funding in Yukon Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Newswire (Canada), July 30, 2015

FASD Is Completely Avoidable, So Why Are So Many Children Born With It? Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Infinity House Magazine (UK), July 23, 2015

Women admit drinking while pregnant Exit Disclaimer Graphic
New Zealand Herald, July 18, 2015

Cottage Grove teen lobbies for those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Exit Disclaimer Graphic
South Washington County Bulletin, July 15, 2015

Baby's first stool can alert doctors to future cognitive issues, new study finds Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Medical Express, July 13, 2015

How can we improve diagnosis – and quality of life – for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder? Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Canadian Institutes of Health Research, July 13, 2015

Foetal alcohol syndrome should be recognised as disability, says report on Indigenous alcohol use Exit Disclaimer Graphic
The Guardian, July 9, 2015

Indy athlete prevails over Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Exit Disclaimer Graphic
IndyStar, July 7, 2015

Drinking alcohol while pregnant is common in UK, Ireland, and Australia Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Science Daily, July 7, 2015

Drinking in pregnancy 'significant' cause of childhood brain damage Exit Disclaimer Graphic
BBC News, June 23, 2015

Physician receives lifetime achievement award Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Eureka Alert, June 22, 2015

The unforgiving days of too much wine and never enough roses Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Mail & Guardian (South Africa), June 19, 2015

Researchers discuss FASD and criminal justice | Video Exit Disclaimer Graphic
Leader-Post (Canada), June 18, 2015

David Swann says better screening for FASD needed before adoption Exit Disclaimer Graphic
CBC News (Canada), June 17, 2015