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Mental health screening targets moms-to-be

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Mental health screening targets moms-to-be

Questionnaire will be used to determine ‘depression’ in patients

pregnant_woman_200x327A bill that would subject pregnant women to mental health screenings – and possibly medications that would follow any diagnosis of “depression” – has returned and already is more than halfway through Congress, a concerned family group is warning.

WND reported a year ago when the plan was proposed to allow the government to order tests on mothers for baby blues. The proposal later died.

However, officials with United Nonprofits and Individuals for Truth and Ethics say the bill is back, and it already has been approved by the U.S. House and assigned to a Continue reading

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Use of Antidepressants May Increase Risk of Heart Problems in Women, New Study Finds

Source: http://www.attorneyatlaw.com/2009/03/use-of-antidepressants-may-increase-risk-of-heart-problems-in-women-new-study-finds/

Drugs for the treatment of severe depression, which are prescribed to tens of millions of Americans each year, may increase the risks of sudden cardiac death and fatal heart disease in otherwise healthy women Continue reading

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