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Fracking may be risky for unborn babies!

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A recent study from the University of Pittsburg has found that women who lived close to a high number of natural gas fracking sites were 34 percent more likely to have babies who were "small for gestational age" than mothers who did not live close to a large number of such wells. Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests.A recent report  in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that women who live close to natural gas fracking wells may be giving birth to babies of lower birth weights. The study from the ...

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