WIND ADVISORY

10 AM Until 2 AM Saturday

The National Weather Service maintains a WIND ADVISORY for nearly all of West Michigan from 10 AM this morning until 2 AM Saturday morning.  45 mph gusts are likely inland while 50 mph gusts are possible at the Lake Shore.  This kind of wind is capable of bringing down tree branches and creating some power outages.  Obviously, we hope that doesn't happen.  Winds blow from the northwest this morning then from the north by midday and beyond.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always!

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Study: Acetaminophen during pregnancy can lead to ADHD in children

Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new study finds pregnant women who take a common over-the-counter pain reliever run a higher risk of their children developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder when they're born.

The pain reliever in question is acetaminophen; the most common pain reliever expectant moms use, and the main ingredient in Tylenol.

Researchers at UCLA looked at data from a 17-year study that followed 64,000 mothers and children in Denmark.

They saw an increase in ADHD and the more sever form, hyperkinetic disorder.

"I would probably steer clear from it while I'm pregnant, you know, and power through a headache or any bit of pain that I would have," said expectant mother Rebecca Barragan, about the study.

Researchers say more study is needed to confirm the findings.

The research is published in this week's JAMA Pediatrics.
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