New U.S. Senate Bill Will Help Children and Adults Living with FASD

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events, Women's Health

New legislation to authorize comprehensive FASD support services, public health prevention, and research programs across federal agencies was introduced today in the U.S. Senate.

The Advancing FASD Research, Prevention, and Services Act, S.2879, is cosponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), dedicated champions of maternal and child health and support for individuals living with disabilities and addiction.

Although faced with significant rates of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and FASD, Alaska and Minnesota are at the forefront of the response to the disorders due to the commitment of their senior senators.

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