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Knock-out concussion causes irreversible brain damage

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Boxing is barbarism. It's time to ban in, writes <strong>Dr. Charlie Carter,</strong> of Alice Springs.

Protecting unborn children from grog damage

There is only one cause of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and that is prenatal alcohol exposure, in other words a pregnant mother's drinking. This can cause brain damage in the unborn child. A report released yesterday by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs looks at the "hidden harm" of FASD and sets out a national strategy to deal with it. Most of its recommendations concern the Commonwealth but two involve engaging with the states and territories. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

 

Pictured: A diagram from the report shows how, when a pregnant woman drinks, the alcohol is passed directly to the fetus through the placenta.

 

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