WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

UNTIL 9 AM

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids maintains a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, and Calhoun counties for freezing rain until 9 AM Saturday morning.  A glaze to under 1/10" of ice accumulation is possible making for slippery travel and dangerous roads.

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Steroids used in premature deliveries may lead to behavioral problems

Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) – There is new information about steroid use and premature babies.

Researchers now say the injections given to pregnant women ahead of premature delivery may increase a baby's risk of behavioral problems later on, problems like ADHD.

Doctors often give steroids to mothers before they deliver early to help the baby's lungs develop.

They say the immediate benefits of steroids on a baby's health outweigh possible long-term risks.



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