Cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: $23,000 Annually Per Case

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events

About 630,000 babies worldwide are born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) each year. They’ll need care averaging $23,000 annually, new research suggests. These children face a range of lifelong problems caused by alcohol exposure during pregnancy, according to the research review… The report was published in the November/December issue of the Journal of Addiction Medicine.”
– Health Day

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