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CU Anschutz Study Shows Vaping Nicotine While Pregnant May Impact Fetal Development

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that vaping nicotine during pregnancy may be no safer for a developing fetus than smoking cigarettes. The study suggests that vaping nicotine interferes with fetal bone and lung development.

Author Laura Kelley | Publish Date July 05, 2023
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Diabetes    Obesity    pregnancy

Can We Solve the Childhood Obesity Epidemic During Pregnancy?

Obesity is an epidemic. It’s projected that by 2030, one in two adults and one in four children ages 5-9 in the United States will be obese.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date June 30, 2023
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Research    Press Releases    Pediatrics    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    pregnancy    ColoradoSPH at CSU   

Study Reveals Prenatal Supplements Don’t Offer Adequate Nutrition for Women and Babies

A new study from researchers in the Lifecourse Epidemiology of Adiposity (LEAD) Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows that 90% of pregnant women do not receive adequate nutrients during pregnancy from food alone and must look to supplements to fill that deficit. However, they also discovered that 99% of the affordable dietary supplements on the market do not contain appropriate doses of key micronutrients that are urgently needed to make up for the nutritional imbalance.

Author Laura Kelley | Publish Date April 04, 2023
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