Birth Defects Plague Iraq, But Cause Unknown

The Iraq War may be over, but the casualties continue for Iraqi couples trying to have children without life-threatening birth defects. An apparent rise in Iraqi birth defects has left parents, doctors and researchers scrambling for answers – and wondering whether there's a link between the war and babies born with deformities that often render them unable to survive until their first birthday. "They [parents] feel desperate," Mozhgan Savabieasfahani, a reproductive toxicologist who used to...Full Story
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