birth defects

Clinic’s team relies on expertise

Sometimes it takes more than a village to raise a child. In the case of a boy or girl born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), it takes a team of specialists, including a physician, psychologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, special education expert and speech therapist.   At Pullman’s Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnosis and Prevention Clinic, […]

Man-made plastics linked to birth defects

PULLMAN – The likelihood that older pregnant women will give birth to chromosomally abnormal children will be greatly diminished if Washington State University geneticist Patricia Hunt has her way. Hunt, an internationally renowned geneticist and faculty member in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences, and her research colleagues are examining the role age plays in […]