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Fetal alcohol disorder is more common than you think

Clip: 07/23/2018 | 7m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, a possible result from mothers drinking during pregnancy, has flown under the radar for decades. Now new conservative estimates published in The Journal of the American Medical Association show that anywhere from 1.1 to 5 percent of the U.S. population is affected, meaning it could be more common than autism. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 07/23/18

Rating: NR

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