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Border control agency taking new precautions after death of 8-year-old migrant

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will reconduct medical checkups on all the migrant children in its custody and review its policies on caring for individuals under the age of 10 after an 8-year old Guatemalan child died on Monday. The agency is also coordinating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to determine whether additional transportation… Read More »

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »