Interesting and informative stories related to FAS from newspapers and other media from across the country.

Doctors Charged in Boy's Death
Detroit News, MI - May 16, 2003
... autopsy showed the undersized Rufus, who suffered from fetal alcohol syndrome, died April 6 from 11 blows to his head and had 21 other visible injuries ...

Couple Loses Kids Over Duct Taping Incident
Helena Independent Report, MT - May 14, 2003
... Attorneys for the Plummers argued that the children suffered from symptoms of fetal alcohol syndrome and often became uncontrollable, sometimes injuring each ...

Sixers' MacCulloch Battling Rare, Frustrating Foot Disease (regis. required)
San Jose Mercury News, CA - March 2, 2003
... basketball. For a few weeks every summer, he had worked at the YMCA with children who had fetal alcohol syndrome or Down syndrome. ...

Louise Erdrich: The Latest Installment
Washington Post, DC - March 1, 2003
... A Yellow Raft on Blue Water" and the best-selling memoir "The Broken Cord," about his struggles to raise an adopted son, Abel, who had fetal alcohol syndrome. ...

Families Worried by Adoption Changes
CBC British Columbia, Canada - February 24, 2003
... Parents can adopt several problems with their children from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, to learning disorders, to a history of sexual abuse. ...

Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy
Jackson Clarion Ledger, MS - February 13, 2003
... being held at the Clarion Hotel in Jackson, is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome ...