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Study Examines Steroid Use In Pregnant Women Giving Birth Prematurely In Poorer Countries

New York Times: Steroids Are No Boon to World’s Poorer Women
“Giving steroids to women who are about to give birth prematurely — a standard lifesaving medical practice in richer countries — may be useless or even dangerous in poor countries where most women give birth at home, a major new study has found…” (10/20).

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