Study Finds High Levels of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Most studies of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have been linked to heavy and/or binge drinking, especially in minority and poor populations.
- Popular thought contends that drinking in Western Europe is more moderate than it is in the U.S.
- New findings indicate that drinking levels among some women in Italy are similar to those of high-risk drinkers in the new world, reflected in coexisting levels of