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July 14, 1912 – Birth of Singer and Political Activist Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie was born on this day in history in Okemah, Oklahoma. He became a singer-songwriter whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political songs. He frequently performed with the slogan “This machine kills fascists” displayed on his guitar. Woody left … Continue reading

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Can a Lack of Prenatal Care Cause a Birth Injury?

Proper prenatal care is the best prevention for birth injuries. Without it, a doctor may be held liable for harm done to mother, baby, or both. Read more detail on Recent Medical Malpractice posts –

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California Experiences All-Time Decrease in Birth Rates

The experience of having a child can be one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. However, even though there are many childbirths each year, there has been a significant decrease in that amount over the past several … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Eliminate Article II’s Anomalous Birth Requirement, so “Made in America” Citizens May Run, With Gratitude, for President

Thank you to readers and commenters here this week. Your thoughtful consideration has improved my proposed amendment to render eligible for President all American citizens who meet the age and duration requirements of Article II. You have persuaded me to … Continue reading

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Birth Defects Caused by SSRI Antidepressants

Were you advised to begin (or continue) taking a SSRI anti-depressant medication such as Zoloft or Paxil while pregnant? SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressants such as Lexapro, Paxil, Celexa, Zoloft have been shown to significantly increase the likelihood of serious birth defects … Continue reading

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