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Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so
Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so

Ladies, how likely would you be to take a pregnancy test in the bathroom of a bar? Bars and restaurants in Alaska are set later this year to have home pregnancy test dispensers installed in their bathrooms.  Forget all of the awkwardly comedic images of the logistics of testing for something so life-altering in a place so public. This is part of a prevention study looking at how best to drop the numbers of children afflicted with a disorder that is 100% preventable: fetal alcohol syndrome.  "We know alcohol crosses the placenta," perinatologist Dr. Rachel Gutkin told The Times in an interview. "Within two hours, there is alcohol in the placenta." ...

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